Robert Buckland

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Justice secretary defends Matt Hancock over breach of law
Robert Buckland says government often acts unlawfully and key thing is that it learns from court rulings

Amelia Hill

26, Feb, 2021 @11:00 AM

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'It is helpful to wear the uniform': barrister's wig enjoys surprising popularity
A 17th-century piece of horsehair is an important part of the criminal justice system, argue its wearers

Esther Addley

16, Feb, 2021 @5:33 PM

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Ministers move to stop backbench revolt over UK courts' role in genocide rulings
Government offers alternative to amendment that could force UK to reconsider trade deals with countries such as China

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

31, Jan, 2021 @5:27 PM

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Non-fatal strangulation set to become criminal offence in England and Wales
Perpetrators could face up to seven years in prison after sustained campaign from victims and activists

Alexandra Topping

10, Jan, 2021 @5:56 PM

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Top Tory says Dominic Cummings's trip was 'deeply unfortunate'
Justice secretary Robert Buckland breaks cabinet omertà by criticising controversial Barnard Castle visit

Lucy Campbell

10, Dec, 2020 @11:50 PM

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Johnson urged to denounce Trump's claims of US election fraud
UK prime minister stands in contrast to stance from German politicians who call unsubstantiated statements anti-democratic

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

05, Nov, 2020 @3:27 PM

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Minister blames public for second English lockdown
Robert Buckland says it will be ‘huge challenge’ to get public to follow strict coronavirus restrictions again

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

05, Nov, 2020 @10:08 AM

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Top ministers urged Priti Patel to stop attacks on 'activist lawyers'
The home secretary’s rhetoric targeting the legal profession continued despite party warnings that it led to violence

Mark Townsend Home affairs editor

18, Oct, 2020 @6:15 AM

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Thirty invitations to a shotgun wedding | Brief letters
Brief letters: Alison Steadman | Tory resignations | British summer time | Rishi Sunak | Life outside central London | Covid restrictions

Letters

25, Sep, 2020 @3:44 PM

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Robert Buckland urged to join Lord Keen in quitting over Brexit bill
Exclusive: justice secretary’s position is untenable, says former Tory attorney general

Heather Stewart, Owen Bowcott and Severin Carrell

17, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Boris Johnson, Brexit and the law: wilful incompetence | Editorial
Editorial: The prime minister believes that provoking chaos will get him a better deal in EU negotiations. He is wrong

Editorial

16, Sep, 2020 @6:29 PM

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Schoolchildren should be next in line for Covid tests, says UK minister
Robert Buckland admits government faces ‘real challenges’ over testing

Simon Murphy Political correspondent

16, Sep, 2020 @9:07 AM

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