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Conscience and Global Net 21 Team Up to Discuss the Taxes for Peace Bill

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

On Wednesday the 16th of November, Conscience teamed up with Global Net 21 to host an evening of discussion on the Taxes for Peace Bill. […]

Taxes for Peace – give us your statement of conscience

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016 from 12:00 PM –2:00 PM In 1916 the Military Service Act granted the first inclusive right for conscientious objection to military […]

Conscience Event Update: Military Spending – What’s the Cost?

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

On Friday 4th of November Conscience hosted the first in our latest series of events, ‘Military Spending: What’s the Cost?’ gathering speakers from CND, MedAct […]

Report from IPB Conference

Friday, October 7th, 2016

Conscience, for the first time in many years, attended the International Peace Bureau World Congress this year hosted in Berlin. This was made possible by […]

Invitation to the Conscience AGM

Monday, September 19th, 2016

The Conscience AGM is your opportunity to have a say over the long term future of Conscience. We are a member-led organisation and your input […]

Taxes for Peace Bill read in Parliament

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

On Tuesday 19th July  Ruth Cadbury MP tabled a 10-minute Rule Motion proposing the extension of the right of conscientious objection to military service into […]

Ruth Cadbury’s speech in full

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require HM Commissioners of Revenue and Customs to record income tax […]

13 YEARS ON

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Robin Brookes, war tax resister and Conscience committee member, talks about his decision to start withholding taxes Thirteen years ago I made the decision to […]

MPs to debate new CO law

Friday, July 8th, 2016

100 years after the British Government was the first in the world to legalise the right of conscientious objection to military service, a Bill to […]

Taxes for Peace Bill scheduled in Parliament!

Friday, July 1st, 2016

After many months of preparation here in the Conscience office, we are pleased to report that our Taxes for Peace Bill has been scheduled for […]

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