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  • 18th September 2023
    News Brexit deal was only ever a ‘starting point’

    Research from Good Law Project shows that Keir Starmer would have plenty of room to renegotiate Boris Johnson’s disastrous EU deal in 2025.

    Brexit deal was only ever a ‘starting point’
  • 15th September 2023
    Case Update High Court upholds Government’s shoddy plan to tackle sewage dumping as lawful

    We are disappointed that the High Court has today ruled in the Government’s favour on the rump of our challenge to its Storm Overflows Discharge Reduction Plan, which allows water companies to continue to dump sewage until 2050 and beyond.

    High Court upholds Government’s shoddy plan to tackle sewage dumping as lawful
  • 13th September 2023
    News Government brushes aside another damning report on voter ID

    The Electoral Commission says that voter ID rules will impact people with lower incomes, with disabilities and from minority ethnic backgrounds. But the Government says its reforms are ‘very encouraging’.

    Government brushes aside another damning report on voter ID
  • 12th September 2023
    News Sewage dumping: Watchdog finds Government may have broken law

    Good Law Project has been challenging the Government over the industrial scale of sewage dumping by water companies. Now the Office for Environmental Protection says there may have been ‘misinterpretations’ of the law.      

    Sewage dumping: Watchdog finds Government may have broken law
  • 12th September 2023
    Case Update Scottish Government faces legal action over missing climate assessment

    The Scottish Government hasn’t published an assessment of its investment plan’s climate impacts. We’re taking action to make them come clean.

    Scottish Government faces legal action over missing climate assessment
  • 11th September 2023
    News MPs find discrimination at polling stations and declare voter ID risks ‘injustice’

    Cross-party group says election officials took action that was ‘clearly discriminatory’, and calls for more forms of ID to be accepted

    MPs find discrimination at polling stations and declare voter ID risks ‘injustice’
  • 30th August 2023
    Case Update We’re challenging the Government to come clean on risks of missing net zero

    The Government refused to publish the risks facing its plan to reach net zero. Now the High Court will hear our case to force them to disclose the data.

    We’re challenging the Government to come clean on risks of missing net zero
  • 17th August 2023
    News Video: Sued for speaking out

    “We’ll never end violence against women if we are not allowed to speak about it.” – Nina Cresswell

    Video: Sued for speaking out
  • 16th August 2023
    Case Update We’re heading to court to stop illegal coal mining

    Good Law Project is supporting Coal Action Network to end the illegal coal mining operation at Ffos-y-Fran in Wales.

    We’re heading to court to stop illegal coal mining
  • 11th August 2023
    News Facing prison for holding a placard

    Trudi Warner held up a sign reminding jurors they could decide a verdict according to their conscience and now could face up to two years in prison. We’re helping her fight back.

    Facing prison for holding a placard
  • 10th August 2023
    News Top Tory failed to declare shares in Shell whilst Environment Secretary

    Evidence of a lack of transparency in Boris Johnson’s Government just continues, way after he’s departed. The latest revelation is that the MP Theresa Villiers, who held the post of Environment Secretary, did so while having shares in the oil and gas giant, Shell. And this fact has only just come to light.    

    Top Tory failed to declare shares in Shell whilst Environment Secretary
  • 10th August 2023
    Case Update Millions go to shareholders linked to illegal mine

    REVEALED: Firm pays out £50m while leaving a massive hole in the fund to restore the mining site.

    Millions go to shareholders linked to illegal mine
  • 3rd August 2023
    Case Update Stop fossil fuel drilling in Surrey – we aren’t backing down

    We’re supporting Protect Dunsfold as they appeal a High Court judgment which upheld the Government’s decision to allow drilling for gas in the Surrey Hills.

    Stop fossil fuel drilling in Surrey – we aren’t backing down
  • 1st August 2023
    Case Update Home Office promises to report on drink spiking thanks to our challenge

    Government has responded to our legal threat and pledged to publish their long overdue report on drink spiking.

    Home Office promises to report on drink spiking thanks to our challenge
  • 31st July 2023
    Case Update Court dismisses appeal in trans healthcare case

    We are disappointed to let you know that the Court of Appeal has dismissed the case challenging the years-long waits faced by transgender people in the UK when trying to access healthcare.

    Court dismisses appeal in trans healthcare case
  • 25th July 2023
    Case Update We’re taking action against illegal coal mining in Wales

    Good Law Project is supporting Coal Action Network and the local residents they work with living in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, to end the illegal extraction of coal at the Ffos-y-Fran open-cast coal mine.

    We’re taking action against illegal coal mining in Wales