Footing the Bill: Juliet Morton on how Q-CAT has been lobbying parliament

‘Diving into the cold, cold water of the unfamiliar has been bracing.’

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Our faith can be so uncomfortable. It can drive us to seek to act in areas we are not familiar with. Quaker Concern for the Abolition of Torture (Q-CAT) was compelled to act in new ways by the realisation that a Bill passing through Parliament would create grave injustices and endanger lives.This short account of what we did may be useful to other Friends as an example of how you might engage productively with policymakers.

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