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Rally planned as Parliament to debate compassionate assisted dying law

On 22 October, for the first time in years, the UK Parliament will debate legislation to legalise assisted dying for the terminally ill. Humanists UK, which campaigns for a right to die for those with terminal or incurable illnesses, fully supports the Assisted Dying Bill as a landmark step towards much-needed reform. It will be… Read more »

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Chris Packham’s Wild Justice group dismissed in the High Court again

Leading rural organisations have reacted positively to the High Court’s dismissal of Wild Justice’s ‘speculative’ attempt to judicial review Defra’s most recent burning legislation in England. The attempted judicial review had sought to disrupt the Heather and Grass Burning (England) Regulations 2021 that bans heather burning on our most protected sites with peat of more… Read more »

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Ahead of COP26, Johnson has sent out the right message to the world

Boris Johnson is right that we must manage expectations, but also to use the opportunity to tout Britain’s green business credentials  With just weeks to go before the COP26 summit in Glasgow, the prime minister couldn’t have articulated better how the world should be thinking about climate change. His choice of the phrase a “turning… Read more »