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Humanists UK expresses concern as Government launches human rights review
Call for legal protections for teachers against ‘blasphemy’ welcomed by Humanists UK

The Government-backed independent review into political violence and disruption has been published today and recommends teachers to be given legal protections against allegations of ‘blasphemy’. This has been welcomed by Humanists UK, who has been leading the campaign for robust support for teaching staff in response to recent controversies, including the suspension of a teacher in Batley after showing an image… Read more »

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Most people in Scotland have no religion – 2022 Census

The results of the 2022 Scottish Census have just been published, and for the first time, when asked about religion most people ticked ‘None’. 51.1% ticked the option, up from 36.7% in 2011. Humanists UK has welcomed the figures, which reflects the wider trend across the UK. The latest Census in England showed for the first… Read more »

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PMQs verdict: Rishi Sunak finally distances himself from Liz Truss

It was little surprise that Keir Starmer focussed his questioning on the return of Liz Truss at PMQs this afternoon. The former prime minister’s publicity tour for her new treatise, Ten Years to Save the West, has aligned perfectly with parliament’s return post-recess — and Labour has taken advantage.  Yesterday, Labour’s chief attack dog Jonathan… Read more »