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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 »

Wales Humanists launches report on 100 years of disestablishment
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: Starmer guns for Sunak’s likely successor

Prime minister’s questions was never going to be the highest point of parliamentary drama today. The low-energy exchanges were, in essence, an admission that attention would soon turn to the more substantively significant commons event this afternoon: the debate on the SNP’s opposition day motion calling for an “immediate ceasefire” in Gaza. Perhaps in knowledge… Read more »