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Mormon Tax, Posthumous Procreation and Stephen Lawrence Spying – the Human Rights Roundup

UK Human Rights Blog Welcome back to the UK Human Rights Roundup, your regular spring harvest of human rights news and views.  The full list of links can be found here .  You can find previous roundups here .  Links … Continue reading

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Evidence to Parliament on Criminal Justice and Courts Bill

UK Human Rights Blog I will be giving evidence tomorrow at around 3pm to the Public Bill Committee scrutinising the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill. I will be giving evidence along with Nicola Mackintosh, Nick Armstrong and Michael Fordham QC, … Continue reading

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Police have “Osman” duty to investigate in date rape cases

UK Human Rights Blog DSD and NVB v The Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis [2014] EWHC 436 (QB) – read judgment The police have a duty to conduct investigations into particularly severe violent acts perpetrated by private parties in a … Continue reading

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Strasbourg on Mormons and their temples

UK Human Rights Blog THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS v. THE UNITED KINGDOM, ECtHR, 4 March 2014 – read judgment An apparently dry dispute about business rates on one of the Mormons’ temples in Preston (see pic) has … Continue reading

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Home Office/Security Industry Authority: ‘Revised timetable for business licensing’

Originally posted on TheSecurityLion:
On Thursday 27 February, at a meeting of the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) Strategic Consultative Group, Home Office officials updated representatives of the private security industry on the timetable for introducing business licensing. The group was…

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Cap on housing benefit is lawful, says Court of Appeal

UK Human Rights Blog SG and others, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, 21 February 2014  [2014] EWCA Civ 156 – read judgment The Court of Appeal has rejected on all grounds a claim … Continue reading

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Top police chief is a landlady on Benefits Street

Yvonne Mosquito, the West Midlands Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, owns a property on TV’s ‘Benefits Street’ A top police chief owns a house in Birmingham’s controversial Benefits Street, the Mail can reveal. Yvonne Mosquito, the West Midlands Deputy Police … Continue reading

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