Challenging Religious Privilege
Join our campaign for an inclusive and secular education system.
We campaign for the law and the administration of justice to be based on equality, respect for human rights, and on objective evidence.
Blasphemy to intimidation, we've always robustly challenged religious threats to free expression.
Public services that are intended for the whole community, especially those funded by public money, should be provided in a secular context.
We campaign on a wide range of topics where religious privilege impacts public life. Including:
For over 150 years we have campaigned for disestablishment, the separation of the C of E and state.
Posted: Fri, 04 Jan 2019
The NSS has criticised a council in north Wales for ending a review of its provision of discretionary free transport to faith schools.
Posted: Thu, 20 Dec 2018
The NSS has urged councillors in north Wales to take a decision on school transport based on "equality for all families and taxpayers".
Posted: Wed, 05 Dec 2018
Councils in Wales and Greater Manchester may cut funding for transport schemes which give children at faith schools special treatment.
Posted: Mon, 20 Jun 2016
Reading Borough Council has opened a consultation on a proposal to end taxpayer funding for parents who opt to send their children to faith...
Posted: Tue, 31 May 2016
The National Secular Society has welcomed news from Telford and Wrekin Council that its discriminatory school transport policy is being reconsidered....
A "hideous form of discrimination" or the justifiable removal of a religious privilege? NSS campaigns manager Stephen Evans takes on Conservative MP Nigel Evans over the removal of transport subsidies...
Posted: Thu, 06 Nov 2014