Social Issues

Please find below a list of our actions related to Social Issues:

Families still feel squeeze after Spring Statement warn Catholic Union (March 2022)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2022/03/families-still-feel-the-squeeze-after-spring-statement-warns-catholic-union/

Christian groups call on Chancellor to ease tax burden on families (March 2022)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2022/03/christian-groups-call-on-chancellor-to-ease-tax-burden-on-families/

Catholic Union responds to review of Human Rights Act (March 2022)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2022/03/bill-of-rights-should-focus-on-recognised-fundamental-rights-says-catholic-union/

Levelling up needs faith groups says Catholic Union (March 2022)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2022/03/levelling-up-needs-faith-groups-says-catholic-union/

Lord Bird MBE delivers Craigmyle Lecture: The Re-Invention of Giving (December 2021)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2021/12/lord-bird-mbe-delivers-annual-craigmyle-lecture/ 

Catholic Union responds to Budget and Spending Review (October 2021)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2021/10/catholic-union-responds-to-budget-and-spending-review/

Christian groups urge Chancellor to deliver for families (October 2021)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2021/10/christian-groups-call-on-chancellor-to-deliver-for-families/

Catholic Union calls for spending on welfare to be maintained (September 2021)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2021/09/catholic-union-calls-for-spending-on-welfare-to-be-maintained/

Catholic Union Briefing: New Plan for Immigration (July 2021)

Briefing: https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.138.217/knf.62a.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Catholic-Union-Briefing-New-Plan-for-Immigration-Dated.pdf 

Catholic Union encourages Government to partner with faith groups (June 2021)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2021/06/catholic-union-encourages-government-to-partner-with-faith-groups/ 

Letter to Lord Greenhalgh: https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.138.217/knf.62a.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Letter-to-Lord-Greenhalgh-26.05.21.pdf 

Reply from Lord Greenhalgh: https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.138.217/knf.62a.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Letter-from-Lord-Greenhalgh-28.06.21.pdf 

Catholic Union warns of “poverty cliff edge” from Budget (March 2021)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2021/03/catholic-union-warns-of-poverty-cliff-edge-from-budget/ 

“Family tax” adding to food poverty warns Catholic Union (December 2020)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2020/12/family-tax-adding-to-food-poverty-warns-catholic-union/ 

CUGB Letter to Fair Share: https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.138.217/knf.62a.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Letter-to-Lindsay-Boswell-19.11.20.pdf 

Catholics call for answers on rough sleeping plan (June 2020)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2020/06/catholics-call-for-answers-on-rough-sleeping-plan/ 

Letter to Dame Louise Casey: https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.138.217/knf.62a.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Letter-to-Dame-Louise-Casey-22.06.20.pdf 

It’s time to end the “family tax” (June 2020)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2020/06/its-time-to-end-the-family-tax/ 

Letter to Chancellor: https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.138.217/knf.62a.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Letter-to-Rishi-Sunak-MP-17.06.20.pdf 

Catholics call on government to support families in budget (February 2020)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2020/02/catholics-call-on-government-to-support-families-in-budget/ 

Catholic Union responds to shake up of divorce laws (February 2020)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2020/02/catholic-union-responds-to-shake-up-of-divorce-laws/ 

Response to Gender Recognition Act (October 2018)

Submitted Evidence: https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.138.217/knf.62a.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/GRA-2004-Response-of-CUGB.pdf 

Opt-out Organ Donation (March 2018)

CMA/CUGB Submitted Evidence: https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.138.217/knf.62a.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Consultation-on-organ-transplantation-opt-out-in-England-CMA-and-CU-05.03.18.pdf 

Relationships and Sex Education (March 2018)

Submitted Evidence: https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.138.217/knf.62a.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/RSE-Call-for-Evidence.pdf 

Response to the General Pharmaceutical Council’s consultation (March 2017)

Submitted Response: https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.138.217/knf.62a.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/CUGB-Submission-to-GPhC.pdf