Quakers have a long history of advocating peace and a high standard of truth and equality. Quakers in Britain employ an Edinburgh-based Parliamentary Engagement Officer, Mairi Campbell-Jack, to carry on with this work in the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood.
Mairi’s work is overseen by the Parliamentary Engagement Working Group which has one representative from each Area Meeting on it.
Mairi’s priorities are:
Other areas which have received attention are
- Prisoner Voting Rights
- Children’s Rights
- The Arms Trade