BASC has welcomed a government decision to launch a public consultation on a proposal to remove sound moderators from firearms licensing controls. Launched today, the Home Office consultation seeks views on proposals to amend the definition of firearm in section 57(1)(d) of the Firearms Act 1968, removing the reference to sound moderators. Currently, sound moderators… Read more »
Humanists UK is proud to announce the launch of the only UK-based dedicated helpline for so-called ‘apostates’ – people who leave high-control religions or cults. Reflecting a growing need in the UK, the move marks a significant expansion of Humanists UK’s long-standing ‘Faith to Faithless’ support programme. Recognising the highly specific and often harrowing issues… Read more »
Politics is a contact sport, as the old saying goes. It requires resilience and an ability to thrive under pressure. In that respect, it’s a lot like elite sports, albeit with a fraction of the reward and adulation. Inevitably such a profession brings with it mental health risks – exacerbated in the UK by an… Read more »
Helen Grant MP, Chair of Channel 4’s APPG in Parliament, on why the channel is a game-changer for disability and sport.