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Party Manifesto Comparison
Tuesday, 4 May 2021

Our Parliamentary Engagement Officer, Andrew Tomlinson has compiled a document  for Quakers in Scotland.

Response to Scotland's 3rd Land Use strategy consultation
Saturday, 20 February 2021

The Scottish Government asked for views on the proposed 3rd Land Use Strategy.

Scottish Parliament Elections 2021
Monday, 15 February 2021

The Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office has produced a guide to holding a hustings or Question Time Event

Quakers respond to All Our Rights in Law consultation
Wednesday, 27 January 2021

 Quakers in Scotland have responded to the call for views by the independent task force set up by the Scottish Government which is currently consulting about a potential new Human Rights law for Sc

The UN Nuclear Ban Treaty 22nd January
Thursday, 21 January 2021

From Friday 22 January nuclear weapons are banned under international law. Quakers are joining an array of statements, witness and worship, to welcome this historic milestone.

Strengthening Children's Rights in Scotland
Thursday, 15 October 2020

Quakers in Scotland make a submission to the consultation on the incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots Law

Parliamentary Engagement Officer
Appointment of Parliamentary Engagement Officer
Saturday, 10 October 2020

A new Parliamentary Engagement Officer has been appointed and started work on the 5th October.

He is Andrew Tomlinson and has previously worked for the Church of Scotland.

Strengthening Children's Rights in Scotland
Monday, 5 October 2020


Quakers in Scotland are working with Together (Scottish Alliance for
Children’s Rights) on a new Bill to enshrine children’s rights into Scots
law.

Quakers join call for Just and Green Recovery from COVID-19 in Scotland
Monday, 15 June 2020

Quakers in Scotland have joined with civic society organisations in calling on the First Minister to discuss how Scotland can lead a radical response to the double crises of climate change and Coro

Who owns Scotland's land
Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Over 700 people attended  the

Villagers scour rubble for belongings scattered during the bombing of Hajar Aukaish - Yemen - in April 2015
Quakers challenge using public money to support arms manufacturers
Thursday, 6 June 2019

Quakers challenge the practice of using public money to support arms manufacturers, even if that money is targeted at secondary areas such as training and development.

Parachutes and rainsticks: young children learn listening skills through play. Photo credit:Jane Hobson
Quakers welcome Equal Protection from Assault bill
Thursday, 14 March 2019

Quakers in Scotland are welcoming a change in the law to move Scotland to become a more non-violent nation.