Due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis it has been unfortunately necessary for us to cancel our AGM and Annual Conference for this year. We hope to resume our normal activities as soon as possible.
– AGM and Annual Conference – Divorce Bill – a ‘deceptively simple piece of legislation’ that exalts individual choice above commitment, self-giving and sacrifice – Wise words from the House of Lords – The Fastest Divorce Law in the World? – A voice for the voiceless in Parliament – DfE encourages LGBT-inclusive teaching in schools – No plans to impose smacking ban in England, say ministers – The Noble Liar: How and Why the BBC Distorts the News to Promote a Liberal Agenda – Primal Screams: How the Sexual Revolution Created Identity Politics – The sexual revolution and the vulnerability of women – The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Race and Identity – What is ‘intersectionality’? – My Body is Me! – Gender identity development services for children give rise to ongoing concerns
– General Election 2019: The parties and the family – Conservative Party – Labour Party -Liberal Democrat Party – Scottish National Party – Plaid Cymru – Green Party – UK Independence Party – Brexit Party – Gender identity and sexual orientation to feature in Census for first time – Countdown to September 2020 – All About Me Relationships Education programme mired in controversy – All About Me – why the fuss? – All About Me and the right of parental withdrawal – A ‘shameful day’ for Northern Ireland – Consultation on a new legal framework for abortion services in Northern Ireland – Social engineering and the BBC – John Humphrys on transgender issues – Concerns mount over transgender ideology – Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers – Association between adolescent use of contraceptive pill and depressive symptoms – ‘Unpopular, illiberal and unworkable’ named person scheme scrapped – Equipped for Equality – AGM & Conference 2020
– Divorce Bill cheapens marriage by allowing unilateral divorce on demand without giving a reason – Public consultation response ignored – ‘laughable’ and ‘deeply worrying’ – The consequences of viewing marriage as an individualistic arrangement – Children’s mental health issues, the ‘thinking chair’ and abortion campaigns: news from Northern Ireland – Gender identity and the welfare of children – Challenging trans ideology in schools and elsewhere – Where is the dividing line between Relationships Education and Relationships and Sex Education? – Home education and the threat to parental freedoms – Policing the family: The ‘new class’ and the obsession with early intervention – Marriage and divorce in the liberal imagination – What is society’s interest in marriage? – Speaking up for true marriage – World Congress of Families, Verona 2019 – A few books available from Family Education Trust
Saturday 15 June 2019
RAF Club, 128 Piccadilly, London W1
Colin Hart – Marriage and divorce in the liberal imagination
Dr Stuart Waiton – Policing the family: The ‘new class’ and the obsession with early intervention