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Could a third of MPs be atheist on 8th May 2015?

A Whitehouse Consultancy April 2015 survey found that 34% of 225 prospective parliamentary candidates (PPCs) contesting marginal seats describe themselves as atheists. More than four in ten PPCs (42%) have no religious denomination. The Green Party (49%) and Labour (48%) have the highest percentages of atheist candidates. Fewer than four in ten (37%) of PPCs believe in a deity: 16% […]

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Discrimination by MP Adam Afriyie?

Atheist constituent apparently ignored by Christian MP.

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MPs Responses

Listed here are the responses we have received from members of Parliament since the 2010 general election to our campaign, to publicise their religious beliefs. TIP: This is a list containing the names of 650 MPs. The easiest way to search it is to press Ctrl+F on your computer keyboard and in most browsers you should […]

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Another MP Calls to End Prayers in the House

Another MP has called for an end to prayers in the House of Commons

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MP Calls to End Prayers

Jo Johnson, Conservative MP for Orpington has called for Parliament to end prayers at the start of sessions of the House of Commons because Britain is no longer “an overwhelmingly Christian country.” Whilst he hasn’t called for disestablishement of the Church of England (he was quite adamant about that), as we at Atheism most certainly […]