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Working towards economic justice in Scotland
Friday, 29 September 2017

Friends will be aware that GM’s Parliamentary Engagement Working Group (PEWG, previously known as the Parliamentary Liaison Function Group) organized a symposium on economic justice in Leith last O

Creating a Just Country – can Scotland lead the way?
Monday, 1 May 2017

In 2015 British Quakers committed themselves to give priority to working with others to identify and address the root causes of inequalities in our society.

Discussion with European Commission coordinator for the rights of the child
Monday, 20 March 2017

Mairi Campbell-Jack, Parliamentary Engagement Officer for Quakers in Scotland and members of Action of Churches Together in Scotland and Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office met with Margar

Creating a just Scotland - Transforming our land and taxation policies
Saturday, 19 November 2016

Scottish Quakers, through the Parliamentary Liaison Group, held a symposium on Saturday 29 October on the subject of tax and land reform.

Petition opens dialogue on armed forces visits to schools
Saturday, 24 September 2016

A  joint Quaker/ForcesWatch petition on the military  presence in Scottish schools, which was signed by over

Petition questions military visits in Scottish schools
Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Quakers in Scotland and ForcesWatch are presenting a petition

Church representatives reflect on Brexit
Sunday, 10 July 2016

Quakers were among seven member churches of Action of Chuches Together in Scotland who met in Edinburgh on Monday 4th July to share initial thoughts, questions and concerns over the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.

Scottish Local Authorities and their investment in the arms trade
Thursday, 7 July 2016

Common Weal South Lanarkshire sent a series of freedom of information requests to local authroities in Scotland to assess the extent of their investment in the arms trade.

ACTS delegation at the European Commission, April 2016
Scottish Quakers visit Brussels
Monday, 13 June 2016

Pamala McDougall and Joyce Taylor report on their visit to Brussels from 5th to 7th April as part of an Action of Churches Together in Scotland (ACTS) delegation to the European Commission.

What can Quakers do about militarism?
Wednesday, 20 April 2016

What can Quakers do about Militarism: a workshops across the UK in May to explore how Friends can increase public awareness, debate and scrutiny of militarisation in society.

Report on the event at the Scottish Parliament to mark 100 years since the Military Service Act
Saturday, 2 April 2016

This event, organised by Mairi Campbell- Jack the Scottish Quaker Parliamentary Engagement Officer on behalf of Quakers in Scotland, was hosted by Patrick Harvie MSP.

2016 Scottish Election: A Guide for Quakers
Thursday, 31 March 2016

The 2016 Scottish Election Guide for Quakers in now onlin