PEWG responds to Draft Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan Consultation
Monday, 17 July 2023

In May 2023 The Parliamentary Group responded to the Scottish Goverment's consultation on its Draft Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan.

Quaker 'Time for Reflection' in Scottish Parliament April 2023
Monday, 1 May 2023

Lesley Morrison of Tweeddale Meeting gave the Time for Reflection in the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 25 April. Her theme was ‘Are we good ancestors?

National Planning Framework 4 - how it turned out!
Monday, 2 January 2023

The draft Fourth National Planning Framework was a lengthy and wide-ranging document setting the direction of travel for planning policy in Scotland in the context of the target of "net-zero" by 20

Scottish Quakers support letter to FM on Wellbeing Economy
Thursday, 1 December 2022

In November 2022 our GM Clerk was one of 112 signatories to a letter to the First Minister from from WEALL Scotland (

Advocacy opportunity: moving beyond Oil and Gas
Monday, 28 November 2022


PEWG Priorities for 2023-2025
Monday, 28 November 2022

After consultation with the 4 Scottish Area Meetings, and with BYM colleagues, through 2022, PEWG's priorities for 2023-2025 were agreed by Friends at General Meeting in November.

PEWG responds to Land Reform Consultation
Thursday, 10 November 2022

In September a group of Friends worked together to help PEWG respond to the government’s consultation, Land Reform in A Net Zero Nation.

Circular economy, recycling - an advocacy opportunity
Tuesday, 30 August 2022

In August the PEWG sent a letter of response to the Scottish Government's Consultation on the Circular Economy.  You can see the letter on the PEWG, Economic Justice and Climate Emergency pages, al

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.

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.

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 wrote a round-up of the work done during 2021 which is in the Documents section of this page and on each of the three priority area