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Freedom of information
Published : 24 August 2015

Introduction Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 there is a duty on public authorities generally (including local councils, parish meetings ... read more

The Infrastructure Act 2015 (Commencement No. 4) Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 1576 (C.90))
Published : 24 August 2015

These Regulations bring into force section 50 of the Infrastructure Act 2015 (c. 7) (“the Act”) for the purpose only of the duty ... read more

Shale gas plans to be fast-tracked
Published : 24 August 2015

Shale gas planning applications will be fast-tracked through a dedicated planning process, under new measures, Amber Rudd and Greg Clark have ... read more

Areas protected from shale developments defined
Published : 24 August 2015

Areas to be excluded from underground fracking activities have been set out by the Government through draft regulations that define the protected ... read more

Sustainable energy commitment for Wales
Published : 24 August 2015

The Wales Minister for Natural Resources has written to councils and other bodies with responsibility for planning to assure them that these ... read more

Smoking banned in cars carrying children
Published : 24 August 2015

From next month (October) it will be illegal to smoke in a car (or other vehicles) with anyone under 18 present. The law is changing to protect ... read more

Smoking banned in cars carrying children
Published : 24 August 2015

From next month (October) it will be illegal to smoke in a car (or other vehicles) with anyone under 18 present. The law is changing to protect ... read more

CMA publishes payday lending final order
Published : 24 August 2015

The Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) final order requires that online payday lenders publish details of their products on at least ... read more

Britain becomes ‘brewing powerhouse’
Published : 24 August 2015

Britain has returned to its rightful role as a global “brewing powerhouse”, the Community Pubs Minister Marcus Jones declared, as ... read more

‘Shockingly lax’ attitude to data security
Published : 24 August 2015

Local authorities recorded 4,236 data breaches over a three-year period, according to a report from the privacy campaign group Big Brother Watch. ... read more

Welsh employment figures reach record high
Published : 24 August 2015

The Welsh labour market is going from strength to strength, the Wales Office Minister, Alun Cairns said, as employment figures revealed a record ... read more

Offshore wind farm gets the go ahead
Published : 24 August 2015

Planning consent has been given for the construction of an offshore wind farm off the north-east coast, in a boost to the local economy and a ... read more

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