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Humanists welcome Assisted Dying Bill drawn 2nd in Lords ballot

A Bill that proposes to legalise assisted dying for adults of sound mind who have six or fewer months left to live has secured second place in the House of Lords private member’s bill ballot. The Assisted Dying for Terminally Ill Adults Bill is being put forward by Lord Falconer, and unlike previous bills, has… Read more »

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Highest number of MPs ever take secular affirmation

The UK has elected the most openly non-religious House of Commons in history, with roughly 40% of MPs during their swearing-in ceremony choosing to take the secular affirmation instead of a religious oath to God, up from 24% after the 2019 election. These include the Prime Minister Sir Keir Starmer and 50% of the Cabinet…. Read more »

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Week-in-Review: Rishi Sunak has a net zero problem

Expectations were high ahead of the prime minister’s “Green Day” blitz on Friday — much too high for the government, it seems, as officials undertook an eleventh-hour hype management exercise. References to the 1990s California rock band were dropped from ministerial diaries as the government transitioned to the more cautious “Energy Security Day” tagline, revised… Read more »