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14 April 2021
Quakers in Britain are planning their Yearly Meeting Gathering 2021 to nurture and inspire the Quaker community, saying “In these extraordinary and challenging times, we have seen that it is possible to make changes in our way of life. We have hope. We trust the leadings of love and truth will come right."
11 February 2021
Experienced Safeguarding consultants have thoroughly reviewed historic safeguarding folders held by Quakers in Britain and have concluded there are no high-risk cases needing further investigation.
10 November 2020
Quakers in Britain welcome the ban on parents smacking their children which has become law in Scotland. This is the first nation in the UK to outlaw physical punishment of under-16s. Quakers value all moves to decrease violence in society.
26 August 2020
Quakers in Britain are supporting a strong coalition committed to preventing young people being pulled into a cycle of crime and crisis. Led by Revolving Doors Agency, the coalition says a smarter criminal justice system would intervene earlier giving young adults hope of a good life.
19 August 2020
Ten prominent figures from major faiths in the UK have this week together called for the government to urgently bring forward Online Harms legislation to establish accountability for the social media companies when they facilitate abuse and hate online.
2 March 2020
Quakers in Britain are calling for action on climate to be at the heart of the government's Budget (on Wednesday 11 March). They set out six key actions needed to redirect public spending towards a just transition and ensure climate damage is factored into investment decisions.