Tag: Amendments

Paul Goodman on Same-Sex Marriage

Paul Goodman is the editor of Conservative Home. Here’s his piece today. No political party should alter a bedrock institution without the following conditions applying – especially if it is the Conservative Party.  A sizeable campaign to change that institution

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Same-Sex Marriage Bill – Committee Stage

You can watch it live on the Parliament Website. The Bill website has up-to-date details and will include amendments as they are proposed. — Update – The afternoon stream (12th February) is here

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What’s Going to Happen at Synod – The Results!

Yes, the great survey that we had this week is over. A massive 55 of you participated in this ground-breaking exercise in harnessing the wisdom of the crowds (or summat). Here are the results. [poll id=”9″] Hmmmm… The forecast with

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The Coffin in the Room

This coffin is much smaller than an elephant, but today it serves the same purpose. Here’s the deal folks. The moment we accept that a child that dies in the womb deserves a full funeral, that it is not simply

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Optimus Prime v Jesus

Dizzy had this neat little picture up yesterday evening. I think the Jesus column needs a few amendments. Age Immortal Character Aspects God (Son of) Sounds Like A trumpet (Rev 1:10), Rushing Water (Rev 1:15) # of Resurrections One (OK,

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Women Bishops – Now What?

I’m sure most of you know already the events yesterday at General Synod. Three different amendments were presented to the Women Bishops legislation, each of which designed in their own way to provide some statutory recognition and protection for those

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