London Humanist Hustings for European Elections at Conway Hall on 6th May 2014

From: Helen P.
Sent on: Friday, April 25, 2014 3:05 PM


I am writing to remind you about the London Humanist Hustings. On Tuesday 6th May, at Conway Hall, the British Humanist Association (BHA), Conway Hall Ethical Society and the Central London Humanist Group (CLHG), will be hosting a Humanist hustings for the upcoming European Parliament Elections on 22 May 2014.This is your opportunity to quiz a cross section of candidates on their views and opinions on all things relating to Humanism.


The discussion will address key issues of interest to Humanists in the EU, such as
Secularism and European institutions, defence of the rule of law, democracy and human rights, scientific research policy and international relations.

The need for a strong Humanist stance in Europe is more important now than ever. The rise of radicalism and reactionary conservatism in many member states has given rise to xenophobia, homophobia and anti-democratic activities, this combined with the weight of powerful religious lobbies creates a daunting task for the Humanist movement in Europe.

We will be expecting a lively question and answer session surrounding these issues and the challenges facing Humanists in Europe today.

The Speakers include;
Mary Honeyball MEP, Labour PartyJean Lambert MEP, Green PartyMatt J. McLaren, Liberal DemocratsGerard Batten MEP, UKIPDr. Louise Irvine, NHA party Caroline Attfield, Conservative Party.

The event is free to attend so please come along and listen to the speakers and have your say too.

Please register your attendance  here.

The Hustings will start ant 6.30p.m. and should finish by 9.30 p.m.

We look forward to seeing you and hearing what you have to say.

Warmest wishes,


Helen Palmer

Chair of Central London Humanists

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