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Dorset Humanists is a welcoming group for humanists, atheists and agnostics who seek to live ethical and fulfilling lives on the basis of reason and humanity. We meet in Bournemouth for informative and enjoyable presentations, debates and discussions on a wide range of subjects including ethics, science, religion, philosophy, politics, our environment and much more. We also organise regular social events.

Debate on Humanism in Lords

Lord Harrison  to ask Her Majesty’s Government, with reference to the agreement of July 2006 between the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and the BBC, what is their assessment of the extent to which the BBC has paid sufficient regard to the importance of reflecting humanism in its programmes, particularly in relation to Thought for the Day. (1 hour)


Moses Room - Meeting started on Wednesday 4 November
View from 3 hours 10 minutes - timings in ( ) of Humanist Lords
Transcription of entire debate from 6.51 - 7.44 pm



6.51 pm (3hr 10 mins) Lord Harrison

7 pm (3hr 19 mins) Baroness Massey of Darwen

7.04 pm (3hr 23 mins) Baroness Young of Hornsey

7.15 pm (3hr 34 mins) Lord Birt

7.20 pm (3hr 39 mins) Lord Warner

7.22 pm (3hr 41 mins) Lord Macdonald of Tradeston

7.26 pm (3hr 45 mins) Lord Joffe

7.30 pm (3hr 49 mins) Lord Taverne



Source: http://www.humanism.org.uk/news/view/385

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