Archive: Sayeeda Warsi
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At a speech to be given during a visit to the Vatican, Baroness Warsi will once again criticise 'militant secularisation' as 'intolerant' and 'illiberal' and call for Christianity and 'Christian values' to be reaffirmed in Europe. It is not the first time that the minister has called secularism ‘intolerant and illiberal’. She has also said that religious people contribute more to society than the non religious, has championed religious groups as being at the heart of the ‘Big Society’, and even tried to amend the Equality Bill in a way which would leave humanists unprotected against discrimination and unequal treatment in the provision of, and access to, public services, employment, education, funding, and elsewhere.
This is a ‘Christian nation’, the government ‘does God’, the Pope’s visit was ‘so important for our county’ and there should be more religious providers of public services. These are the messages set out by Cabinet Member and chairman of the Conservative Party Baroness Warsi in an article for The Telegraph.
The Electoral Reform Society Scotland has commented on the publication of new Scottish parliamentary boundaries.
The British Humanist Association (BHA) has reacted with dismay to comments made by Chairman of the Conservative Party and Government Minister Baroness Warsi last night and today.