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We’ve held our ‘No Prayer’ Breakfast fringe event at Labour conference for several years and this was our most popular so far. Unfortunately for late arrivals (including some of our panel!) it wasn’t just a case of ‘no prayers’ but also ‘no breakfast’ as there were many more people than we had expected! Along with NPB regulars …
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  We have a fantastic panel of speakers for our ‘No Prayer’ Breakfast meeting at Labour conference in Brighton. Polly Toynbee – journalist, author and former British Humanist Association (BHA) president Angela Eagle MP – shadow business secretary and shadow first secretary of state Clive Lewis MP – chair, all party parliamentary humanist group Andrew Copson – …
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We surveyed Labour leadership and deputy leadership candidates on the issues that our members care about, from the Human Rights Act to faith schools. See responses so far from deputy leadership candidates Caroline Flint and Ben Bradshaw. 1. Will you campaign to retain the Human Rights Act? Ben Bradshaw I was proud to be a …
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We’ve just written to all the deputy and the leadership candidates to ask them for their positions on education, human rights, constitutional reform and more. We’ll publish the results we get on our website. Watch this space…  

Labour’s leadership and deputy leadership candidates are touring the country and taking part in hustings. There are still quite a few coming up in: Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle, London, Brighton & Warrington. You can also take part in the discussions on Twitter using hashtags #labourleadership and #labourhustings What better opportunity to ask the candidates directly if …
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New APPHG chair Clive Lewis MP met with Labour Humanists to discuss our support for humanist parliamentarians. We will continue to support the growing number of Labour members of the All Party Group, to support them in their work on key humanist and secularist issues, as well as on cross-party work and in alliance with those of different …
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We are delighted that Labour MP Clive Lewis will take over as chair of the All Party Parliamentary Humanist Group (APPHG). We thank outgoing chair Lord Warner, who had led the group since 2010. Clive is the new MP for Norwich South. The APPHG brings together over 100 humanist MPs and Peers from across the …
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Ed gives support for humanist marriage

April 30th, 2015 | Posted by Editor in Blog | News - (0 Comments)

In an interview with Pink News, Labour leader Ed Miliband re-iterated the party’s support for legalising humanist marriage in England and Wales. He said, There was widespread support for humanist marriage across Parliament during the passage of Equal Marriage and across the country, including from Labour. We still support the legal recognition of humanist marriages …
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Question your candidates!

April 18th, 2015 | Posted by Editor in Blog | News - (0 Comments)

We’ve written to all Labour parliamentary candidates ahead of the General Election, asking them 10 questions on topics such as education, human rights and constitutional reform. Now’s your chance to question your local candidates. The British Humanist Association (BHA) has set up a an easy way for you to email your local candidates of all parties, to …
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Fight back against faith schools

April 18th, 2015 | Posted by Editor in Blog | News - (0 Comments)

The British Humanist Association (BHA) employs the only dedicated campaigner in the country working on the issue of faith schools. To keep this important position going, the BHA is asking for donations. By giving even a small amount you would be helping to ensure that the BHA is able to keep making significant achievements in …
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