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Taxes for Peace Bill Rally

Monday, January 30th, 2017

The Taxes for Peace Bill has been rescheduled for the 24th of March 2017! This Bill is the next step forward in the future of fully […]

Taxes for Peace Bill – Back on the Agenda!

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

In 2016 we marked the centenary of the Military Service Act by calling on the government to extend the definition of conscientious objection for the […]

Arise, Sir Mark Rylance!

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Conscience member and supporter Mark Rylance has received a Knighthood in Her Majesty’s New Years Honours List. We hope that Sir Mark will continue to use […]

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 […]

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