Tag: Education

Summary notes of the meeting of the Parliamentary & Public Affairs Committee 13th May 2014

Correspondence The Chairman had prepared a short summary of points from the last meeting for Archbishop Peter Smith, copied to his own Archbishop Bernard Longley, and also to the Cardinal via his sectary. There had been no acknowledgement, but he hoped to meet with Archbishop Longley and with the Cardinal’s secretary and find out if […]

Catholic Schools Admissions Policy Debate in the House of Commons April 2014

Members and others may be interested in the following extract from Hansard, which covers a recent debate in the House of Commons on the admissions policy for Catholic (and other faith) Schools. Catholic Schools admission debate 30 Apr 2014 The information and exchanges within the debate will provide useful material for anyone involved or interested […]

Summary of the Parliamentary & Public Affairs Committe Meeting March 2014

Chairman’s Announcements The Chairman proposed Patricia Stoad as a member of the Committee which was unanimously accepted. Correspondence The chairman had received a letter from his MP about a possible replacement for the LCP. The Government will reconvene the Neuberger review to report next year. There should be international research into end of life issues, […]

Growing Connections – the Catholic Union and Ampleforth

As announced elsewhere on the site, the Summer Gathering in July 2014 will be held over a weekend at Ampleforth Abbey in North Yorkshire.  As a prelude to this, the most recent edition of the  Ampleforth Diary, published earlier this month, carries a profile of both the Union and current Chairman, Robert Rigby. Ampleforth Diary […]

Summary of the Parliamentary & Public Affairs Committee 19th November 2013

Chairman’s Announcements Mrs Josephine Robinson, a former Chairman (sic) of the Association of Catholic Women was elected to the Committee. Correspondence The Chairman had written to Princess Frankopan, a onetime Vatican adviser following the demise of the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP), as a result of the  the Neuberger Report.  He suggested that the group of […]