Report on the event at the Scottish Parliament to mark 100 years since the Military Service Act
Saturday, 2 April 2016

This event, organised by Mairi Campbell- Jack the Scottish Quaker Parliamentary Engagement Officer on behalf of Quakers in Scotland, was hosted by Patrick Harvie MSP.

2016 Scottish Election: A Guide for Quakers
Thursday, 31 March 2016

The 2016 Scottish Election Guide for Quakers in now onlin

Parliamentary Engagement Office - first 14 months
Thursday, 25 February 2016

A short report on the first fourteen months of the Parliamentary Engagement Officer role.  

Cadet forces saluting
Petition on Military Visits to Scotland’s Schools
Thursday, 18 February 2016

The Scottish Government is being urged to investigate the way the armed forces operate in secondary schools and strike a “new deal” for children.

Quakers mark century of the right to refuse to kill
Saturday, 16 January 2016

In the midst of World War I, Quakers worked to ensure the recognition of the right to refuse to kill.

Challenging militarism: Alternative approaches to building security
Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Before the UK General Election, the Northern Friends Peace Board produced a short leaflet encouraging candidates to build security through non-military means.

Quakers respond to terrorism
Wednesday, 25 November 2015

As Parliament prepares to debate next steps in Syria, Quakers in Britain have made

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.