Charity law is agnostic between opposing beliefs. The ultimate issue was whether LGBA should be registered as a charity. That requires being an organisation established for purposes that are charitable in English law, and with sufficient public benefit.
Access to justice should mean that consumers receive the bulk of any settlement or damages, but that is not what is happening in practice.
The key issue is the difference between EU codified law which prevents any action not permitted, and our common law, under which everything is permitted unless prohibited.
The longer this process takes, the more it will hang over the general election. Far better to enact reforms this year than let this issue drag on.
By stripping back the planned repeal of EU laws, she hopes to get the Bill royal assent as soon as possible, rather than see it bogged down in the House of Lords.
Dan Neidle says that if the former Chairman had adopted a less aggressive posture, he would have walked away.
Today’s parliamentary bout provides an excellent opportunity to review other vital perspectives on the legislation – and see which approach might be closest to the Prime Minister’s own.
The average voter in the Red Wall cares more about the NHS, surging bills, and small boats than they do the exact regulatory environment chemical companies currently face.
The Government will never be able to get a grip on crime if the infrastructure of prosecution has rotted away.
Take the case of a Nigerian national who was sentenced in 2016 to four years in prison for offences including possessing crack cocaine and heroin with the intention to supply. The First-tier Tribunal allowed his appeal against deportation on grounds deportation was irreconcilable with Article 8.
There is no democratic entitlement to engage in politically-motivated harassment or property damage.
It is trying to find ways to get away with violating its obligations. Not exactly in line with the image it attempts to paint of itself in the Brexit context.
Unless Ministers get more grown-up in their rhetoric, they are going to set expectations at a level they cannot and should not meet.
The Judicial Review and Courts Act is a significant defeat for activists who want more interventions by the courts.
It’s best thought of as a contagion that spreads across the divide between parties and factions.