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New Amendments on Equality Bill

Simon Sarmiento at Thinking Anglicans has highlighted a new amendment to the Equality Bill which will be presented at the Third Reading in the Lords. This amendment just tidies up the law as regards registering a religious premises. Nothing in

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Church of England Responds to Lord Alli

There is an official response from the Church of England to Lord Alli’s amendment on Civil Partnerships. Nothing that hasn’t been said before. Key points regarding Lord Alli’s amendment to the Equality Bill: the legislation has not yet completed its

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Where were the Bishops?

One of the questions being asked after last week’s vote in the Lords is “Where were the Bishops”? Dave Walker of the Cartoon Church / Church Times has one suggestion. Funny! The truth is even more entertaining. Only two Lords

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Lord Alli’s Amendment on Civil Partnerships in Religious Buildings

This is the text of the new amendment to be moved by Lord Alli. Having been tied up for the past 48 hours, I’ll leave comment until tomorrow. Before Clause 201 LORD ALLI BARONESS BUTLER-SLOSS BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON 53*

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