Secular/humanist/atheist voice must be included

In the light of the announcement that Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government John Denham is setting up a new panel of religious "experts" to advise the Government on making public policy decisions I propose that for each faith group member there be an additional secular/humanist/atheist member.. To resist this proposal would leave the government open to the charge of ignoring balance and fairness and would also leave it open to challenge under the Equality and Human Rights legislation.


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    Chris Street, United Kingdom

    5 years ago Comments: HASSNERS (Humanist Atheist Scientific Secularist Naturalistic Evolutionary Rationalist Sceptics) and other atheist / secularist / humanist persons should be appointed to give their views to the Government on the 'big issues'. They would give rational views to counter the often extremes views of people of faith whose priorities are all too often concerned with the supposed life after death, rather than, this, our only life.
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    dick thickett, United Kingdom

    5 years ago Comments: The introduction of special interest groups for policy advice whose cannon of beliefs is at best medeival , without the counterbalance of significant rationalist groups would be a disaster.
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