Judiciary

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Brexit to bedroom tax: judicial reviews that went against the government
Ministers and public bodies have been forced to change course by the courts in a range of major policy areas

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

07, Aug, 2022 @5:35 PM

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Leaked report suggests Dominic Raab trying to curb judges’ powers
Exclusive: Deputy prime minister has been accused of wanting ‘a world in which the government is above the law’

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

07, Aug, 2022 @5:11 PM

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Why does the government want to reform judicial review?
Tory ministers have long been unhappy with wide-ranging court powers to challenge the legality of their actions

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

07, Aug, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Judicial independence tainted by ministers, Commons inquiry finds
Supreme court taking positions more palatable to government as top MPs ‘attack’ judges, notes cross-party report

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

08, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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No 10 pressured me to drop anti-money laundering measures, says ex-minister
UK ‘laughing stock’ for failure to stem ‘dirty money’, says Lord Faulks QC, who was told to drop register by Theresa May’s No 10

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

15, Feb, 2022 @11:00 AM

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John Major’s scathing attack on Boris Johnson: key charges
From eroding trust in democracy to assaults on civil rights, former Tory PM’s speech is comprehensive in its charges

David Batty

10, Feb, 2022 @1:37 PM

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Transgender people: judges advised to use preferred personal pronouns
Updated guidance for England and Wales judiciary says it is ‘common courtesy’ to do so in cases involving trans people

Ben Quinn

27, Dec, 2021 @5:45 PM

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Raab’s human rights proposals condemned as ‘blatant power grab’
Justice secretary is facing a number of calls to row back on plans to strengthen power of the state

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

14, Dec, 2021 @5:56 PM

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Our sceptred isle is mired in corruption, but there’s still reason to hope | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to Nesrine Malik’s article warning about the corrosive effect of political sleaze in the UK

Letters

10, Nov, 2021 @5:37 PM

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This ‘reform’ of judicial review will put the government above the law | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to David Davis’s article about the implications of the proposed changes to the system of legal checks on ministers’ powers

Letters

31, Oct, 2021 @5:55 PM

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David Davis vows to lead rebellion against judicial review changes
Exclusive: ex-cabinet minister calls plans an assault on legal system and attempt to avoid accountability

Aubrey Allegretti

25, Oct, 2021 @4:20 PM

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Be warned: this government is robbing you of your right to challenge the state | David Davis
The bill designed to prevent government actions being reconsidered in the courts is un-conservative and undemocratic, says the Conservative MP David Davis

David Davis

25, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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