Using the example of the Bhopal disaster, Bevan said good regulation protects people and the environment from harm; creates a level playing field for business, allowing well-run companies to thrive and stopping those who do not want to play by the rules from undercutting them.
“At first I found it difficult to accept. You can call it a denial, but no parent wants to accept that their child is involved in something like this. I didn’t want to believe it. Slowly, slowly, slowly, slowly I’ve had to come to terms with it.”
After the ruling was announced, Ms Begum’s solicitor Daniel Furner said: “The court’s judgment today is an important reminder that fairness and the rule of law remain cornerstones of the British legal system, and that they set the legal limits within which the Home Secretary may act.
It is similar to SARS, which infected 8,000 people and killed nearly 800 in an outbreak in Asia in 2003, in that it is a type of coronavirus which infects humans’ lungs. It is less deadly than SARS, however, which killed around one in 10 people, compared to approximately one in 50 for COVID-19.
The law states: “Local authorities can make an application to a Justice of the Peace in the Magistrates’ Court to impose restrictions or requirements to close contaminated premises; close public spaces in the area of the local authority; detain a conveyance or movable structure; disinfect or decontaminate premises; or order that a building, conveyance or […]
UK households and businesses were already over-indebted before the pandemic. Many were struggling to make ends meet. This made our economy extremely fragile – even more so than before the crash of 2008. And yet, back in April, the government chose to deal with the shutdown in large part by loading households and businesses with […]
The new plan, launched in an emergency, does everything that can be done in a hurry. It meets a lot of campaigning targets – principally the junk food advertising ban on TV before 9pm and online; and limits on buy-one-get-one-free (bogof) offers. Sweets will no longer be allowed at the checkout (some supermarkets did that […]
But Meghan’s attorney, Justin Rusbrooke, argued that the duchess was unaware her friends were speaking to the magazine. They say the anonymous interviews were arranged by one of the five friends, who was concerned about the toll media criticism was taking on the duchess, pregnant at the time with her first child.
But in a major reshaping of the UK media landscape among children, Ofcom noted that Disney+ was more popular than BBC iPlayer among children aged 3-11. That’s a worrying statistic for the BBC, which plows significant resource into providing young people in the UK with public service broadcasting.
“Our colleagues are working extraordinarily hard to get these loans into the hands of customers as quickly as possible, with the number of loans approved in the first week of the scheme equivalent to the amount that we would normally approve over a three year period.”