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11 May 2020
Quakers in Britain have joined more than 30 other organisations in calling for a green and just recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
30 April 2020
The joint BYM/Woodbrooke project to radically reshape support for Quaker communities took a significant step forward this week with news of more local development workers and a key hub office in Leeds.
30 April 2020
Quakers in Britain have written to the Prime Minister asking him to ensure no one is left without a liveable income during the Covid-19 crisis.
29 April 2020
Quakers in Britain today welcome the UK Supreme Court's ruling affirming the right of local authorities to make ethical choices in their pension investments.
17 April 2020
Quakers in Britain's national organisation – Britain Yearly Meeting has furloughed a significant number of staff in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. The lockdown measures introduced in the UK and other countries to contain the outbreak have severely reduced its income and limited the scope for delivering many aspects of its work.
9 April 2020
The number of people in detention needs to be reduced significantly because it is not possible in these settings to follow government advice on COVID-19, say Quakers in Britain. Unprecedented government action is needed to save lives.