Politics and government

The faith of the Church gives it a passionate commitment to the wellbeing of the nation. Putting that into practice takes many forms, both locally and nationally, and our faith does not only relate to a 'religious agenda' but to practical caring.

Our experience, vision and values are what we want to contribute to the decision-making process that is shaping communities in Scotland. The Church and Society Council works closely with ecumenical partners and the UK and Scottish parliaments on a range of key issues.

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The Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office (SCPO)

The Scottish Churches Parliamentary office can help you to have your say, providing advice and support to individuals, groups and churches.

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European Union Referendum

Since its report in 1996 "The European Union – Crisis or opportunity" the Church of Scotland has repeatedly affirmed the work of the European Union in promoting peace, security and reconciliation amongst European nations.