1948 - present

Executive Director, formerly General Secretary, of the National Secular Society in the United Kingdom, a position he has held since 1996. In 2007 he received the Distinguished Service to Humanism Award from the International Humanist and Ethical Union for his work in building up the National Secular Society and campaigning for secularism both nationally and internationally.

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As well as being Chief Executive of the British Humanist Association, Andrew is President of the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU). His writing on humanist and secularist issues has appeared in The Guardian, The Independent, The Times and New Statesman as well as in various journals. He has represented the BHA and Humanism extensively on television news on BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky. 

 

Andrew Copson - Blasphemy by the Back Door

Just because blasphemy laws have been abolished doesn’t mean there are not strong regulatory and legal threats to free speech and free expression in the UK. Andrew will look at how overly stringent laws against offence have introduced blasphemy by the back door.

 Plymouth Humanists Event  on June 28th at 19:30 -

The B-Bar
Barbican Theatre, PL1 2NJ Plymouth