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29 October 2019
As the scramble towards a general election begins, Quakers across Britain are set to question parliamentary candidates on key topics.
24 July 2019
Representatives of seven Christian denominations – including Quakers in Britain ─ have written an open letter to the new Prime Minister expressing concern that failing to agree a deal on Brexit will “hit those held back by poverty very hard indeed".
26 June 2019
More than 100 Quakers from England, Scotland and Wales came to Westminster today to take part in The Time is Now, a mass lobby of parliament urging MPs to take action on climate crisis and environmental breakdown. Faith representatives ─ including a former archbishop and a young Quaker ─ addressed the gathering.
29 March 2019
Amid political disarray and confusion, Quakers, among many others, are turning to quiet reflection. Today (Friday) should have been the day that the UK left the European Union. But Parliament has not agreed the best way forward. Tonight, an online Europe-wide dispersed meeting for worship will mark the moment Brexit was expected to take place (midnight Brussels time).
27 November 2018
Oliver Robertson is the new Head of Witness & Worship for Quakers in Britain.
He will succeed Helen Drewery who leaves the post in the spring after more than thirty years working for Britain Yearly Meeting.
19 November 2018
Quakers in Britain has today become the first church in the UK to announce it will not invest any of its centrally-held funds in companies profiting from the occupation of Palestine.