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White poppies and remembrance
Friday, 23 October 2015

In the run up to Remembrance Day Quakers, along with many others, will be wearing white poppies.

Our view on Changing Civil Partnerships Registered Outwith Scotland To Marriage In Scotland
Thursday, 26 March 2015

Quakers in Scotland have responded to the Scottish Government's consultation on Changing Civil Partnerships Registered Outwith Scotland To Marriage In Scotland.

Commissioning HMP Inverclyde - Scottish Quaker Community Justice Network letter to Justice Secretary
Saturday, 10 January 2015

Members of the Scottish Quaker Community Justice Network have written to Michael Matheson MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Justice, and Christine Grahame MSP, Convener of the Scottish Parliament's Justice Committee, in support of the Howard League Scotland’s call for a reversal of the decision to proceed with HMP Inverclyde as a 300-bed replacement for HMP Cornton Vale.

Quaker response to the Smith Commission
Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Quakers in Scotland, supported by British Quakers, have responded to the Smith Commission on the future of Scotland's place in the UK. Quakers have a 360 year long history of engagement with national and international affairs, an engagement that is driven by a radical faith in Christianity. The Quaker submission is limited to areas in which Quakers have been and are engaged, and which are immediately relevant to the remit of the Smith Commission.

Isaac Penington CoHousing project for Quakers in Scotland
Saturday, 8 June 2013

Find out more about Isaac Penington CoHousing (Scotland) - a new co-housing project for Quakers in Scotlan

Sharing South East Scotland's Sustainability Stories
Friday, 22 March 2013

SSSSS was set up by the area meeting to coordinate our response to Minute 36 from Britain Yearly Meeting in 2011.

Open letter to politicians about cuts and taxation
Monday, 18 April 2011

Quakers in Scotland are writing an open letter to candidates in the forthcoming Scottish elections to urge them to protect services by increasing taxes on the well-off.

Cuts letter
Monday, 21 March 2011

In January 2011, South-East Scotland Area Meeting considered if and how we should respond to cuts to services and benefits being proposed and implemented.

2007 Jerusalem Journal
Sunday, 4 March 2007

John Sharp has been working as Ecumenical Accompanier in Jerusalem for three months as part of the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI; www.quaker.org.uk/eappi). This is the journal he has been keeping while there.