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 »
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 »
Changes in Downing Street are rebalancing the policy playing field back towards the Tories – but leaving unresolved tensions as 2015 approaches.
David Cameron was wrong to ask the Cabinet secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood to investigate the Andrew Mitchell ‘plebgate’ scandal, the public administration select committee of MPs has said.