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Fire Safety Bill returns to the Lords
Members discuss prohibition of building work costs being passed to leaseholders. See more
16 April 2021
Fixed Penalty Notices and Protest during long lockdown examined by MPs
The Joint Committee on Human Rights will hear from legal experts and police representatives about how the pandemic is currently being policed.
23 February 2021
Lords considers Commons changes to the covert intelligence bill
Members discuss safeguards for juveniles and powers of the Judicial Commissioner
10 February 2021
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BBC spent over £1 million on fighting discrimination cases
Over £1 million have been spent on legal fees for tribunal claims brought by staff in equal pay and discrimination cases, the BBC has disclosed.
22 January 2021
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Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill completes passage through Parliament
Bill sent for Royal Assent
18 November 2020
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Prisoners bill completes passage through Parliament
Bill becomes law following Royal Assent
04 November 2020
Committee take evidence on The Coroner Service in England and Wales
Committee will put questions to local government and charity officials on the effectiveness and capacity of the Coroner Service
15 October 2020
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Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill completes passage through both Houses
The bill will become law following Royal Assent
15 October 2020
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Committee hears from legal sector representative bodies on COVID-19's impact on courts
The Constitution Committee hears evidence on Thursday 9 July at 3.00pm
07 July 2020
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Lords debates Northern Ireland abortion regulations
Members discussed NI Assembly rulings and 'negative stereotypes'
16 June 2020
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Legal services questioned on the future UK-EU relationship
EU Services Sub-Committee hears evidence on Thursday 11 June at 10am
09 June 2020
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Lords discusses Windrush Compensation Scheme
Members debate government plans to recompense deported citizens
07 May 2020
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Planned new Government legal powers “unjustified and ill-considered”
Government Bill contains unjustifiable clauses, say Lords Committee
04 May 2020
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