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This government is stepping in to make it so much easier for ministers to break the law - and get away with it

How the government allows itself to break the law

The government is going to force judges to let it get away with breaking the law

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  • NASUWT mounts new legal challenge against government pension changes

    The NASUWT, the largest teachers' union, has issued a further legal challenge to the Government in relation to its plans for changes to the Teachers' Pension Scheme.

  • BSA: CMC customers to have access to Legal Services Ombudsman

    Commenting on the announcement from the Ministry of Justice that CMC customers will have access to the Legal Services Ombudsman from next year, Chris Lawrenson, Head of Legal Services at the Building Societies Association said;

  • NUT: Unions join forces in legal action to protect school staff facing axe

    In an unprecedented move UNISON and the NUT have joined forces to take legal action to protect school staff whose continued employment has been refused by the controversial, newly-formed Hawthorne’s Free School.

  • BHA: First ever legal case against new religious schools has first day in High Court

    The first ever legal case against the approval of new schools because of religious discrimination had its first of two days in the High Court yesterday. The case, British Humanist Association and Richmond Inclusive Schools Campaign vs London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Roman Catholic Diocese of Westminster and Secretary of State for Education, is considered of national significance because of the precedent it will set on the processes by which schools can be set up in the future, and how much those schools will be able to religiously discriminate in admissions. It is for these reasons that the Government is intervening in the case.

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