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Despite an organised and concerted effort led by Conservatives, Bishops, and other religious Peers, to stop the equal marriage Bill in its tracks, a wrecking amendment was overwhelmingly defeated in a vote last night. The Bill is now likely to make swift progress through the House of Lords before becoming law. Speaking in the debate, …
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Chair of Labour Humanists Naomi Phillips writes for  LabourList, an independent progressive blog providing a platform for open debate about centre-left issues and the future of the Labour movement, on why Labour should support equal marriage for humanists in England and Wales. Follow us on Twitter @LabourHumanists.

Discriminatory faith schools – update

November 20th, 2012 | Posted by Admin in Blog | News - (0 Comments)

Selective faith schools and One Nation Labour A big concern for Labour Humanists is the near-silence from the Labour Party on the issue of permitting state-funded faith schools to discriminate in their admissions policies. Labour Humanists’ chair Naomi Phillips blogged about this on LabourList.org, and argued that support for selective religious schools went against One Nation …
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