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Support BHA’s faith schools & education campaigns

October 25th, 2015 | Posted by Editor in Blog | News - (0 Comments)

The British Humanist Association (BHA) employs the country’s only dedicated campaigner against the discriminatory and divisive faith schools system. The BHA is asking for donations so they can continue to have this post. In just the past year, the successes of the Faith Schools and Education Campaigner include: Publishing a landmark report revealing that thousands of …
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AGM 2015

October 1st, 2015 | Posted by Editor in Events | News - (0 Comments)

We held our AGM 2015 at the Labour Party conference in Brighton on Monday 28 September. Read the chair’s report.

‘No Prayer’ Breakfast is our biggest ever!

October 1st, 2015 | Posted by Editor in Blog | Events | News - (0 Comments)

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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No Prayer Breakfast 2015 – line up announced!

September 14th, 2015 | Posted by Editor in Blog | Events | News - (0 Comments)

  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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Congratulations to the new leadership team

September 12th, 2015 | Posted by Editor in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

Congratulations to the new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and deputy leader Tom Watson. We look forward to working with you and your team to shape our party to be more equal, ethical and secular.

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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We meet with Chair of Humanists in Parliament

July 3rd, 2015 | Posted by Editor in News - (0 Comments)

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 to announce that we will be holding our ever-popular No Prayer Breakfast at Labour Conference in Brighton this year. If you are attending Conference, join us from 08:15 on Monday 28 September, in the Stanmer Room in Hilton Metropole (secure zone). We’ll have fantastic speakers – keep an eye out on our website, Facebook …
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