Friend Martin Mansell (Glasgow) opened the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 28 November 2023 with a timely reflection on 'What is peace?'.
in autumn 2023 we submitted a response to a consultation on the proposed new Human Rights Bill, which you can see on the 'Rights' page under 'Actions'.
On 21 September a group of P7 children from Oakgrove school, led by Friend Mary Troup and accompanied by professional musicians, gave a wonderfully planned and executed performance of 'Wangari's Tr
The 'Peace at the Heart' exhibition, at the Parliament 26-28 September, attracted a good level of support and interest among MSPs, and 21 of them went onto sign a Parliamentary Motion calling for m
In May 2023 The Parliamentary Group responded to the Scottish Goverment's consultation on its Draft Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan.
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?
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.
The PEWG have responded to the Scottish Government's Review of their Land Rights and Responsibilities Statement.
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
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
Quakers in Scotland are working with Together (Scottish Alliance for
Children’s Rights) on a new Bill to enshrine children’s rights into Scots