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11 September 2015
Quakers in Britain was one of 20 organisations who signed a letter in The Daily Telegraph today outlining our concerns on welfare reform. Parliament is currently considering the Welfare Reform and Work Bill, which proposes a raft of further cuts to our social security system.
5 September 2015
The representative body of Quakers in Britain, Meeting for Sufferings, has made the following statement in reaction to the unfolding refugee crisis.
1 September 2015
Meeting for Sufferings, the representative body for Quakers in Britain, meets on Saturday. Named after its original purpose of recording the sufferings of Quakers imprisoned and tortured for their faith, 'Sufferings' meets six times a year. One hundred Quakers, from the north of Scotland to west Cornwall, gather in the Quaker central offices in London to discern national Quaker work.
27 August 2015
This year Quakers in Britain is an associate at Greenbelt festival of arts, faith and justice. We're hosting discussions and kite-making workshops as well as storytelling, songs, panel debates and meetings for worship in the Quaker dome.
26 August 2015
Quaker Peace & Social Witness and EAPPI UK and Ireland signed the following statement. Take action by writing to your MP asking them to raise these concerns with the government.
24 August 2015
Candles exchanged between London and Hiroshima were lit to remember when the first atomic bombs were dropped seventy years ago. In silence, music and poetry, lives lost were remembered.