* general election 2010
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 »
Northern Ireland’s blasphemy laws are unlikely to be repealed within the current session of the Assembly. Northern Ireland Humanists has been working with the relevant Ministers to bring forward repeal. The Department of Justice hoped to do so as part of a wider criminal law reform bill. But the Department of Justice has been unable… Read more »
By Aled Thomas Facebook fans have been poking each other for years, but now they’re being asked to sign up to vote. The social networking site, which has grown exponentially in the last five years has joined up with the electoral commission to launch a voter registration drive. With only 11 days to go to… Read more »
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