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PEWG welcomes 3 visiting speakers
Tuesday, 28 June 2022

In March, May and April, the PEWG welcomed three guest speakers, on climate justice, The Scottish Climate Clitizens Assembly, and the Scottish Government's Heat in Builings Strategy.

Fàilte Edinburgh Midsummer update
Thursday, 23 June 2022

We’re looking forward to welcoming a family of five who will be arriving in Edinburgh this summer. Originally from Syria they have been living in Egypt for several years.

Response to the Consultation on the Rented Sector
Tuesday, 26 April 2022

PEWG responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation on its draft rented sector strategy, with the help of Quaker Housing Trust.

Fàilte Edinburgh Spring update
Sunday, 17 April 2022

Fàilte Edinburgh comprises Members and Attenders from three Meetings within South East Scotland Area Meeting and several volunteers from outside Quakers.

Scottish Elections 2022 Advocacy Guide
Wednesday, 30 March 2022

The 2022 Scottish local elections are due to take place on 5 May 2022, as part of the 2022 United Kingdom local elections.

PEWG response to Draft Fourth National Planning Framework (NPF4)
Wednesday, 30 March 2022

We have responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the Draft Fourth National Planning Framework (NPF4) from our convictions as Quakers.

Parliamentary Engagement work, 2021-2022
Friday, 28 January 2022

We had a busy year in 2021: Our Parliamentary Engagement Officer Andrew Tomlinson has written a round-up of the work done during 2021 which is in the Documents section of this page and on each of t

Response to Consultation on on Assessment of wellbeing (Getting it Right for Every Child)
Wednesday, 26 January 2022

PEWG responded to a consultation on statutory guidance in line with Section 96(3) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 (the Act), which states that Scottish Ministers must issue gui

Response to Consultation on Ending the need for foodbanks
Wednesday, 26 January 2022

In this consultation the Scottish government were seeking suggestions on the practical actions the Scottish Government and other actors can take to end the need for food banks, with a view to devel

Response to Consultation on Land Rights and Responsibilities
Wednesday, 26 January 2022

The PEWG have responded to the Scottish Government's Review of their Land Rights and Responsibilities Statement.

Bringing COP into your communities
Wednesday, 6 October 2021

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Doors open day 2021 - Edinburgh Quaker Meeting House
Thursday, 23 September 2021

We're pleased to be back in person for Edinburgh Doors Open Day in 2021, and would lo