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 »
A new mass student protest organised by the National Union of Students (NUS) under the slogan ‘Educate, Employ, Empower’ will hit central London this week, two years after riots over tuition fees and the educational maintenance allowance (EMA) led to fierce clashes with police.
As Nick Clegg’s tuition fees apology proved, the Liberal Democrats might be too nice for government. And nowhere is that more obvious than at their conference in Brighton.