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Religion: Publications

Volume 468: debated on Thursday 29 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what publications her Department and its predecessors have produced relating to faith communities since 1997. (168126)

Since 1997, 20 publications have been produced by the Department for Communities and Local Government and its main predecessor organisations which relate predominantly to faith communities. The 20 publications focusing entirely on faith issues are:

1. “Guidance on New Measures to Outlaw Discrimination on Grounds of Religion or Belief: (Part 2, Equality Act 2006)” Communities and Local Government, 2007.

2. “2005 citizenship survey: race and faith topic report” Communities and Local Government, 2006.

3. “Review of the Evidence Base on Faith Communities” Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, 2006.

4. “Incitement to religious hatred” Home Office, 2006.

5. “Working Together: Co-operation between Government and Faith communities—Progress Report” Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, 2005.

6. “Ministers of Religion from abroad: second stage consultation” Home Office, 2005.

7. “Community Cohesion Pathfinder Programme” Faith and Cohesion Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, 2004.

8. “Working Together: Co-operation between Government and Faith Communities” 03m Faith Communities Unit Home Office, 2004.

9. “Religion in England and Wales: findings from the 2001 Home Office Citizenship Survey” Home Office Research Study 274 Home Office Research, Development and Statistics Directorate, 2004.

10. “Tackling Religious Discrimination: practical implications for policy makers and legislators” Home Office Research Study 221 Home Office Research, Development and Statistics Directorate, 2001.

11. “Religious Discrimination in England and Wales” Home Office Research Study 220 Home Office Research, Development and Statistics Directorate, 2001.

12. “Information about Ministers of Religion” Immigration and Nationality Directorate ISBN 1858935083 Home Office, 2001.

13. “Transport requirements of minority ethnic and faith communities: research findings” Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, 2002.

14. “A forum for faith communities and government” Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions, 2001.

15. “Faith, communities and social work: shifting identities and changing realities” Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions, 1999.

16. “The local inter faith guide: faith community co-operation in action” Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions in association with the Inter Faith Network for the UK, 1999.

17. “Faith, communities and social work: shifting identities and changing realities: symposium report” Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions, 1999.

18. “Involving communities in urban and rural regeneration: a guide for practitioners” (includes specific section on faith communities) Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions, 1997.

19. “Challenging religious discrimination: a guide for faith communities and their advisers” Department of Environment, 1997.

20. “Faith interaction: Inner Cities Religious Council newsletter” Department of Environment, 1993-98.