But this was rejected by ClientEarth. "The fact that the government's plans won't achieve compliance with air-quality standards until 2025 is a disgrace. It thinks that laws that are in place to save lives are "red tape". That's why they are refusing to act to tackle air pollution, while at the same time they are lobbying the EU to get the laws weakened," said Alan Andrews of … [Read more...] about Supreme court may force UK to act on air pollution
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"Andrew was so devoted to his job and he loved it, he was very good at it and he had a lot of respect for his colleagues. I know it's something that he would want me to do, or he would want for it to be done. … [Read more...] about PC Andrew Harper’s killers referred to Court of Appeal for sentences being ‘too low’
The settlement is ultimately a struggle rooted in questions of where power rests, and who is able to shape the future of our economy and thus our society. Cast your mind back to the final days of the Scottish independence referendum and Gordon Brown’s intervention, arguing for a system of government as close to federalism as you can have in the UK. The reality of this promise is yet to transpire and rhetorically we are even further from it than we were six years ago. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson’s new bill will damage the union, and with it devolved government
At a regular press briefing at Bute House, in Edinburgh, the first minister said Holyrood should also be formally consulted on the decision, and accused Theresa May’s government of “seeking to bypass the Scottish parliament and take steps that will involve fundamental changes to the devolution settlement with no proper scrutiny here in Scotland”. … [Read more...] about Scottish government to intervene in article 50 case, says Sturgeon
This means there would be a level playing field for companies across the "internal market" - so Welsh farmers could sell their lamb in Belfast, Scottish whisky distilleries could buy barley from English farmers, and so on. UK ministers warn that not having this kind of system could cause "serious problems". … [Read more...] about What is the row over UK ‘internal markets’ all about?