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  • 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
  • 06 April 2024
    News End charity tax breaks for dark money donations

    Charities get generous tax breaks – even for anonymous donations. But shouldn’t we know who they’re working for?

    End charity tax breaks for dark money donations
  • 03 April 2024
    News Wandsworth Prison in the dock over unlawful detention

    When the state tramples over ancient rights to liberty, it’s time for the courts to take action. by Jess O’Thomson

    Wandsworth Prison in the dock over unlawful detention
  • 28 March 2024
    Case Update A win in the fight for transparency over Palantir’s NHS data contract

    Palantir’s blanked out contract has now been published with fewer redactions following our legal action, but the future of how our patient data will be used and processed is still unclear.

    A win in the fight for transparency over Palantir’s NHS data contract
  • 27 March 2024
    Case Update Charity Commission races to clear Institute of Economic Affairs

    The charity regulator changed its guidance a day after receiving our letter and dismissed a complaint against the radical rightwing Institute of Economic Affairs in 12 days. Why the rush?

    Charity Commission races to clear Institute of Economic Affairs
  • 27 March 2024
    News Peak flow: Water companies dump more sewage than ever

    Sewage discharges swelled in 2023 to a stomach-churning 3.6 million hours while water company payouts to shareholders continue to rise.

    Peak flow: Water companies dump more sewage than ever
  • 27 March 2024
    Case Update We’re not appealing, but it feels like we’ve already won

    After nearly a month in prison for telling the truth in court, we’ve decided, following legal advice, not to continue our appeal, says campaigner, Giovanna Lewis, in this guest blog. But the fight doesn’t stop here. by Giovanna Lewis

    We’re not appealing, but it feels like we’ve already won
  • 27 March 2024
    Case Update Kevin McCloud: ‘Sustainability isn’t a luxury, it’s a necessity’

    TV presenter says Government policy ‘isn’t up to scratch’ and calls for Ministers to give local authorities back the power to make homes fit for the future.

    Kevin McCloud: ‘Sustainability isn’t a luxury, it’s a necessity’
  • 22 March 2024
    News When is the Government allowed to invade your privacy?

    A GPS tag signals the fine balances that must be struck when a Government interferes with our human rights. by Jess O’Thomson

    When is the Government allowed to invade your privacy?
  • 22 March 2024
    News It’s Sunak’s attacks on protest that are extreme

    The Tories claim they’re defending fundamental rights and freedoms, but they’re ramping up efforts to dismantle our right to protest and freedom of expression. Here’s what you need to know.

    It’s Sunak’s attacks on protest that are extreme
  • 20 March 2024
    Case Update Palantir’s silence speaks volumes about its smears

    We asked the spytech giant to explain why it was accusing us of misinformation. But it has nothing to say.

    Palantir’s silence speaks volumes about its smears
  • 20 March 2024
    Case Update Breaking out of the gambling industry’s lethal frame

    GambleAware is a charity that claims it helps people keep safe from gambling harms. But you can’t help anyone if you just miss the point.

    Breaking out of the gambling industry’s lethal frame
  • 19 March 2024
    Case Update NHS signed Palantir contract – then carried on negotiating

    How can a public body sign a contract that isn’t even finished? It’s time for NHS England to come clean over its contract with data giant Palantir.

    NHS signed Palantir contract – then carried on negotiating
  • 16 March 2024
    News Frank Hester’s firm sponsors organisation chaired by Tory Peer who leapt to his defence

    Tory Peer, Lord Marland, who claimed Frank Hester ‘is not a racist’ because he does business abroad, heads a trade organisation which lists The Phoenix Partnership as a ‘strategic partner’ and a ‘platinum’ sponsor for its summits.  

    Frank Hester’s firm sponsors organisation chaired by Tory Peer who leapt to his defence
  • 15 March 2024
    News What does it mean to be dishonest?

    A recent Court of Appeal case considers important issues about what ‘dishonesty’ means.  by Jess O’Thomson

    What does it mean to be dishonest?