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Recruitment of Public Affairs and Communications Assistant

The Catholic Union is recruiting!  Please see the job advert below and forward it to anyone who might be interested in this exciting opportunity. Many thanks! Public Affairs and Communications Assistant (Part time, 1-2 days a week) The Catholic Union of Great Britain (CUGB) is a faith-based NGO and represents the views and interests of […]

Draft Online Safety Bill: Additional Notes on Freedom of Expression & Delegated Powers

The Draft Online Safety Bill proposes to confer various powers on the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and OFCOM to regulate aspects of the online environment. These additional notes will provide an overview of some of these powers and the relevant parliamentary procedures that accompany them. The document also highlights the […]

Editorial: Families should be the focus of welfare spending

Catholic Union Head of Public Affairs, James Somerville-Meikle, writes: MPs and peers will be heading back to Westminster on Monday as Parliament returns from summer recess. As social distancing measures have come to an end, Parliament will look and sound much more like normal. Judging by press coverage over the past few weeks, there is […]

Christian Persecution: Truro Review event on 7 November

The Catholic Union Charitable Trust has organised the following meeting: Thursday 7 November at 7pm – Christian Persecution: Problems and Progress Bishop Philip Mounstephen of Truro, author of the Independent Review of FCO Support for Persecuted Christians, and Rehman Chishti MP, Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief, discuss the persecution of Christians four […]

Report on Patrick Grady MP’s talk to the Catholic Union – 12 June 2019

Patrick Grady MP, Chief Whip of the SNP, gave an excellent talk to around 50 members of the Catholic Union and others in Parliament on Wednesday 12 June on the topic of “Catholicism and Public Life in Scotland”.  A full report of the evening is available courtesy of Independent Catholic News (ICN) at this link: […]

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