Equipping Christians for the General Election

The Alliance Party manifesto: Where they stand on our issues
Public Affairs

On 31 May, the Alliance Party launched their manifesto, detailing their key policies.

The full manifesto can be accessed here.

So what does the manifesto say?

Addressing trafficking and exploitation

Alliance will:

“Promote collaborative efforts to tackle global crimes which require an integrated national and international response. These include: human trafficking, fuel laundering and counterfeiting. We recognise that the profits from these crimes fund illegal organisations locally and globally.” (pg21)

Alliance will:

“Continue to support the fight against slave labour and human trafficking.” (pg34)

Further information as to where CARE stands on Trafficking and Exploitation issues can be accessed here

Marriage

“Key elements for Alliance in a shared future… would include:

  • Extending civil marriage provisions to same sex couples, with robust protections provided through legislation to protect faith groups and religious celebrants who do not wish to marry same-sex couples.” (pg12)

Further information as to where CARE stands on Marriage issues can be accessed here

Religious Liberty and Equality

“Key elements for Alliance in a shared future… would include:

  • Passing a Single Equality Bill.” (pg12)

“Alliance is a strong supporter of the European Convention on Human Rights. We will oppose any proposed repeal of the Human Rights Act or withdrawal from the European Convention on Human Rights.” (p13)

“Alliance will:

  • Continue to promote our unwavering commitment to freedom of, and from, religion across the world and opposing discrimination on the basis of religion or belief.
  • Promote LGBTI+ rights across the world.
  • Use the UK’s role in the Commonwealth to make progress on protecting the rights of women, religious minorities and LGBTI+ people.” (pg34)

Further information as to where CARE stands on Religious Liberty and Equality issues can be accessed here

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