John Apter, national chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said: 'There is a real risk some members of the public will take advantage of the current situation and treat this weekend as a party weekend ahead of the tighter restrictions being introduced on Monday. … [Read more...] about ‘Young people forget the rules’ says Justice Secretary Robert Buckland as ministers consider 10pm pub curfew next week after police crackdown on last-chance parties ahead of new ‘rule of six’ tomorrow
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Surrogacy has been called “the fertility treatment time forgot”. While the law governing other fertility treatments has evolved in response to scientific, technological and social changes, British surrogacy law has remained fundamentally unaltered for 30 years. Intended parents, surrogates, some MPs and many within the legal profession now agree it must be changed. But while some advocate the adoption of a commercial model similar to that seen in some US states, Natalie Smith and SUK (of which she is now a trustee) vehemently resist this, arguing in a report released this week that altruism must remain at the heart of British surrogacy law. “The whole ethos of SUK is ‘friendship first’,” Smith says. “We must avoid reforms that would embed a commercial approach: contracts, transactions, profiteering.” … [Read more...] about The kindness of strangers: should surrogates get paid?
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'But as your Prime Minister, I must do what is necessary to stop the spread of the virus and to save lives. And of course we will keep the rule of six under constant review and only keep it in place as long as is necessary.' … [Read more...] about Anyone holding a 30-man rave? Young social media users vow to ‘run riot’ this weekend before new six-person limit lockdown rules are enforced – while some venues in London are SOLD OUT already
Prof Whitty said that data suggested that without action Britain would be on a path 'extremely similar' to France where the numbers have continued to rise - cautioning that the situation was likely to be perilous all the way through to Spring … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson admits his new ‘Covid Marshals’ WON’T be able to arrest people or issue fines and can be volunteers – as ‘baffled’ police say they have ‘no idea’ what their role is