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  • 30 April 2024
    News VIP lane firm folds, putting another £2.58m at risk

    Hotel Logistics shuts up shop, making it unlikely that millions wasted on useless PPE will ever be recovered.

    VIP lane firm folds, putting another £2.58m at risk
  • 29 April 2024
    News Holding South West Water to account

    Jo Bateman couldn’t go swimming after a water company sent tankers to release a flood of sewage. We’re supporting her legal action.

    Holding South West Water to account
  • 27 April 2024
    News Reform UK drops candidate who spread racist and Islamophobic posts

    After racist and Islamophobic posts on social media were found by Good Law Project, Reform UK has dropped a candidate standing in Yorkshire. But the party has declined to say whether it will act against three more. Content warning: Islamophobia, racism, far-right tropes

    Reform UK drops candidate who spread racist and Islamophobic posts
  • 26 April 2024
    News ‘Murky’ groups have poured £5m into politics since 2022

    Since Rishi Sunak became prime minister, anonymous dining clubs and special interest groups, set up as ‘unincorporated associations’, have funnelled millions into political parties. But who’s splashing the cash?

    ‘Murky’ groups have poured £5m into politics since 2022
  • 25 April 2024
    News Government ordered to disclose Sunak’s hedge fund emails

    Good Law Project has won a battle with the Treasury after it tried to suppress emails between Rishi Sunak and the hedge fund he founded.

    Government ordered to disclose Sunak’s hedge fund emails
  • 23 April 2024
    News Health department direct spend on storing PPE hits £990m

    The surge in spending on storage as the government panic-bought PPE is coming to an end, but the health department is still shelling out £890,000 a week.

    Health department direct spend on storing PPE hits £990m
  • 22 April 2024
    News High Court slaps down ‘fanciful’ prosecution of Trudi Warner

    Judge rules that the solicitor general ‘mischaracterised’ the evidence when he charged Warner with contempt of court for holding up a placard.

    High Court slaps down ‘fanciful’ prosecution of Trudi Warner
  • 19 April 2024
    News Scarce resources are no excuse for discrimination

    A ruling from the High Court this month shows how public bodies must promote equality, even when things are tight. Content warning: child sexual abuse; suicide; self-harm.

    Scarce resources are no excuse for discrimination
  • 18 April 2024
    News The case against Trudi Warner puts justice on trial

    Why is the solicitor general attacking our fundamental rights? The reasons are both inside and outside the courtroom.

    The case against Trudi Warner puts justice on trial
  • 17 April 2024
    Case Update Ofcom backs down over GB News

    Under threat of legal action, Ofcom has abandoned a two-tier approach to impartiality touted by its CEO. But inaction on broadcasting bias remains deeply concerning.

    Ofcom backs down over GB News
  • 16 April 2024
    Case Update High Court blocks onshore wind challenge

    The judge has refused permission to apply for a judicial review of the government’s policy on onshore wind, but we’re asking the court to think again. 

    High Court blocks onshore wind challenge
  • 15 April 2024
    Case Update Gove digs in his heels on democratic rights

    The Electoral Commission says that some groups are finding it harder to vote, but the Tories are still refusing to change the rules on ID.

    Gove digs in his heels on democratic rights
  • 15 April 2024
    Case Update High Court gives green light for green homes challenge

    Michael Gove’s new rules are blocking local authorities from building homes fit for the future. We’re heading to the High Court to demand housing that tackles fuel poverty and the climate crisis. 

    High Court gives green light for green homes challenge
  • 13 April 2024
    News Broker bought £7.25m manor house weeks after landing VIP lane contracts

    Two contracts worth £258m to supply gowns and safety goggles were enough for the owner of a dog food business to move into a stately home. by Max Colbert

    Broker bought £7.25m manor house weeks after landing VIP lane contracts
  • 10 April 2024
    Case Update Scottish Ministers publish bare bones report on climate impacts

    We teamed up with the Environmental Rights Centre for Scotland to force the Scottish Government to publish the climate impacts of its flagship infrastructure plan. Now they need to go further. 

    Scottish Ministers publish bare bones report on climate impacts
  • 09 April 2024
    News European Court of Human Rights: States must take ‘immediate’ climate action

    A historic ruling means that governments must take concrete steps to tackle the climate crisis and set out credible targets to reach net zero.

    European Court of Human Rights: States must take ‘immediate’ climate action