Author: faithaction

Stephen Timms speaks at Westminster Debate

On Tuesday 2nd July, Stephen Timms MP, chair of the APPG on Faith and Society, spoke at a Westminster Hall debate on the subject of ‘co-operation between local government and faith communities’. Links Transcript of the debate Video of the session (via Parliament Live)

Secretary of State Launches ‘Faith With its Sleeves Rolled Up’

Eric Pickles launches major new publication on faith-based social action at event in Westminster Speaking at a packed parliamentary gathering yesterday (9th May), the Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP launched a new collection of essays intended to record the most innovative faith based analyses of social action today which emerges from the work of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Faith in Society. Faith With its Sleeves Rolled Up is a pioneering publication which explores the practical contribution of faith-based organisations to UK society. The diverse...

All Party Parliamentary Group visits Birmingham to explore the practical role of faith groups in the city

The Rt. Hon Stephen Timms MP leads members of All Party Parliamentary Group on Faith and Society, including Jim Dobbin MP, Sir Peter Bottomley MP, Lord Sheikh and Baroness Kathleen Richardson, on a visit to explore the experiences of faith groups providing public services in Birmingham. On February 18th, the Rt. Hon Stephen Timms MP led members of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Faith and Society on a visit to Birmingham to explore how faith-based initiatives are promoting wellbeing and providing services in the...