Richy Thompson

Richy has worked as the BHA’s Education Campaigns Officer since May 2011. Prior to that he was the President of the National Federation of Atheist, Humanist and Secular Student Societies (AHS). The BHA is the national charity working on behalf of non-religious people who seek to live ethical and fulfilling lives on the basis of reason and humanity. It promotes a secular state and equal treatment in law and policy of everyone, regardless of religion or belief. In education it works in favour of an end to religious discrimination in school admissions and employment; progressive reform of the school curriculum, including Religious Education, Science and Personal, Social, Health and Economic education; and inclusive assemblies in place of mandatory religious Collective Worship.

Related Sessions
Sunday 19 October 2014, 14.00 Frobisher Auditorium 2

'Cinderella Law': criminalising parental authority?

"Five debates a day sounds a bit daunting beforehand, but I really loved it. The speakers are so knowledgeable and passionate about their chosen topic, and the amount of time dedicated to questions from the audience was great as it really brought in alternative views."
Exeter University student

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