The Christian Institute - Sunday Trading News http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-heritage/sunday-trading The latest sunday trading news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:11:44 +0000 Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:11:44 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Toy shop owner: ‘I keep Sundays special, even on Christmas Eve’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/toy-shop-owner-i-keep-sundays-special-even-christmas-eve/ The Christian owner of a toyshop chain will not be opening his stores this Christmas Eve as it falls on a Sunday.

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Fri, 10 Nov 2017 15:42:52 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/toy-shop-owner-i-keep-sundays-special-even-christmas-eve/
All-day Sunday trading plan rejected in Belfast http://www.christian.org.uk/news/day-sunday-trading-plan-rejected-belfast/ Councillors have voted against increasing Sunday trading in Belfast, following concerns that family life would suffer.

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Fri, 19 May 2017 14:48:12 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/day-sunday-trading-plan-rejected-belfast/
Shopworkers oppose all-day Sunday Trading in Belfast http://www.christian.org.uk/news/shopworkers-oppose-day-sunday-trading-belfast/ Family life would suffer if shops in Belfast could open all day on Sundays, the UK’s major shopworkers’ union has said.

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Thu, 04 May 2017 16:15:20 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/shopworkers-oppose-day-sunday-trading-belfast/
Where does Theresa May stand on Christian issues? http://www.christian.org.uk/news/where-does-theresa-may-stand-on-christian-issues/ Theresa May becomes Prime Minister today, but what does her voting record say about her stance on moral issues such as Sunday Trading, assisted suicide and same-sex marriage?

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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 10:06:35 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/where-does-theresa-may-stand-on-christian-issues/
Find out how your MP voted on Sunday Trading http://www.christian.org.uk/news/find-out-how-your-mp-voted-on-sunday-trading/ MPs voted 317 to 286 against the Government’s controversial plans to weaken the law on Sunday Trading in England and Wales on Wednesday, 9 March.

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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 17:58:41 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/find-out-how-your-mp-voted-on-sunday-trading/
Sunday Trading vote a 'victory for faith and the family' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/sunday-trading-vote-a-victory-for-faith-and-the-family/ The Christian Institute has welcomed MPs’ “wonderful” refusal to open the door to extended Sunday shopping hours in England and Wales.

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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 11:51:17 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/sunday-trading-vote-a-victory-for-faith-and-the-family/
Govt facing defeat on Sunday Trading plans http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-facing-defeat-on-sunday-trading-plans/ The Government is facing possible defeat on its controversial Sunday Trading plans following reports that the SNP will vote against them.

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Wed, 09 Mar 2016 11:59:12 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-facing-defeat-on-sunday-trading-plans/
Asda slammed for 'selfish' backing of Sunday Trading http://www.christian.org.uk/news/asda-slammed-for-selfish-backing-of-sunday-trading/ A senior Conservative MP has slammed a major supermarket for supporting the Government’s plan to liberalise Sunday Trading.

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Tue, 08 Mar 2016 17:02:02 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/asda-slammed-for-selfish-backing-of-sunday-trading/
MPs' opposition mounts ahead of Sunday Trading vote http://www.christian.org.uk/news/mps-opposition-mounts-ahead-of-sunday-trading-vote/ Up to 50 Conservative MPs could vote against the Government this week on Sunday Trading, as Labour urges the SNP not to support the proposals.

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Mon, 07 Mar 2016 17:19:34 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/mps-opposition-mounts-ahead-of-sunday-trading-vote/
Keeping Sunday special has priceless value, MP says http://www.christian.org.uk/news/keeping-sunday-special-has-priceless-value-mp-says/ Family time on a Sunday is priceless and needs to be protected, a senior Labour MP has said, as he explained why he will oppose extending Sunday Trading hours.

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Tue, 01 Mar 2016 15:37:13 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/keeping-sunday-special-has-priceless-value-mp-says/
SNP wavers over Sunday Trading opposition http://www.christian.org.uk/news/snp-wavers-over-sunday-trading-opposition/ The SNP is hesitating on its pledge to oppose longer Sunday Trading hours, ahead of a major vote on the issue next week.

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Tue, 01 Mar 2016 11:54:13 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/snp-wavers-over-sunday-trading-opposition/
Govt 'wasting time' on Sunday Trading plans http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-wasting-time-on-sunday-trading-plans/ Government plans to extend Sunday Trading are unwanted and will damage the place that Sunday has in British culture, a member of the House of Lords has suggested.

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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 16:12:13 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-wasting-time-on-sunday-trading-plans/
Top QC exposes flaws in Govt Sunday Trading proposals http://www.christian.org.uk/news/top-qc-exposes-flaws-in-govt-sunday-trading-proposals/ A new legal opinion, commissioned by The Christian Institute, has highlighted serious problems with the Government’s plans to liberalise Sunday Trading.

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Thu, 25 Feb 2016 16:43:11 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/top-qc-exposes-flaws-in-govt-sunday-trading-proposals/
BBC presenter: 'Observing the Lord's day is a great privilege' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-presenter-observing-the-lords-day-is-a-great-privilege/ Dan Walker, the new host of BBC Breakfast, refuses to work on Sundays in order to “honour God and follow his commandments”.

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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:06:54 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-presenter-observing-the-lords-day-is-a-great-privilege/
Govt to push ahead with Sunday trading plans http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-to-push-ahead-with-sunday-trading-plans/ The Government has come under renewed fire for pushing forward attempts to weaken Sunday trading laws through changes to the Enterprise Bill.

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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:32:48 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-to-push-ahead-with-sunday-trading-plans/
Sunday trading: Govt launches new bid to weaken law http://www.christian.org.uk/news/sunday-trading-govt-launches-new-bid-to-weaken-law/ Plans to weaken Sunday trading laws have been revived by the Government, after widespread opposition forced ministers to put the proposals on hold last year.

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Thu, 04 Feb 2016 13:45:54 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/sunday-trading-govt-launches-new-bid-to-weaken-law/
Govt puts plans for longer Sunday trading on hold http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-puts-plans-for-longer-sunday-trading-on-hold/ Plans to extend Sunday trading have been put on hold by the Government, after a cross-party group of MPs said they would oppose the move.

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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 17:01:02 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-puts-plans-for-longer-sunday-trading-on-hold/
SNP to oppose all-day Sunday shopping plans http://www.christian.org.uk/news/snp-to-oppose-all-day-sunday-shopping-plans/ Shop workers will be undermined by longer Sunday trading hours, the SNP has said, as it announced that it would oppose the Government’s proposals.

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 13:47:27 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/snp-to-oppose-all-day-sunday-shopping-plans/
QC: Scottish families harmed by longer Sunday trading http://www.christian.org.uk/news/qc-scottish-families-harmed-by-longer-sunday-trading/ Family life in Scotland could be harmed by plans to allow extended Sunday trading in England and Wales, a senior barrister has warned.

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Mon, 09 Nov 2015 18:30:55 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/qc-scottish-families-harmed-by-longer-sunday-trading/
PM backs calls for more Sunday shopping http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pm-backs-calls-for-more-sunday-shopping/ David Cameron has told MPs he thinks there is a “strong case for change” on Sunday trading, but an increasing number in the House of Commons are opposing him.

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Wed, 21 Oct 2015 15:47:55 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pm-backs-calls-for-more-sunday-shopping/