Overhaul of sentencing laws for violent criminals

The government have today announced new changes to the Criminal Justice System in England and Wales. The changes announced are the biggest reforms to sentencing we have seen in almost twenty years. Sexual and violent offenders will now serve at least two thirds of their jail term in comparison to the half they previously served. […]

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Cambridge goes Dutch with new roundabout

Back in May, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced a ‘once in a generation’ plan to boost cycling and walking post-lockdown. The £2bn plan, entitled Gear Change: A bold vision for cycling and walking, aims to provide a raft of new transport infrastructure to cater for what is hoped to be a vastly increased number of […]

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Judicial review – a need for reform?

On 31 July 2020, the government launched a review of the judicial review process, to be conducted by an independent panel of experts. Led by Lord Edward Faulks QC and consisting of a range of legal practitioners and academics, the panel will examine “whether the right balance is being struck between the rights of citizens […]

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Mike dons his sleeping bag for second CEO Sleepout!

On Monday 9th November 2020, Mike Hayward will again be sleeping overnight on the concourse of the MK Dons Stadium to raise awareness of homelessness in Milton Keynes, and raise funds to help fight poverty and homelessness. Alongside other business owners and directors from across Milton Keynes, Mike will be rolling out his sleeping bag […]

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Legal challenge against lockdown reaches next stage of litigation

An entrepreneur who brought a legal challenge against the UK government’s lockdown is delighted to see it progress to the next stage of litigation. Despite the challenge initially being rejected by the High Court, the Court of Appeal overturned the decision. The judge reviewing the decision, Lord Justice Hickinbottom, said that although the High Court’s […]

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