*Comment & Analysis
Today should be a day of celebration for anti-corruption campaigners, but dismay at the flawed Bribery Act is preventing any sense of triumph.
The share of adults in Northern Ireland with no religion is surging, according to the latest data from the Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey. The results of the 2020 survey have just been published. 27% of respondents said they had no religion – an increase of 7% on 2019. This latest surge means that the overall… Read more »
The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has welcomed the announcement that enclosed gamebirds are to be included within enhanced livestock worrying legislation in England and Wales. Listing enclosed gamebirds and increasing police powers for dealing with incidents of livestock worrying are just two parts of a wider Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill introduced… Read more »
Bribery is no victimless crime: it can lead to poverty and human suffering. But the government’s guidance is undermining new legislation.