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Lord Singh debate: parliamentary briefing

Parliamentary briefing of November 2012 assessing the role of religion in society, following a request made by Lord Singh.

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Lord Singh debate briefing


Lord Singh requested information from the commission on the role of religion in today’s society. Research shows nearly 20% of registered charities are for the advancement of religion with beneficiaries reaching into the millions.

The commission continues to register many faith charities each year, including previously excepted charities.

Published 15 November 2012