On 29 September 2017, Thomson Reuters was pleased to host a meeting of the Lawyers in Local Government (LLG) Adult Social Care and Health SAA for the London region. The group provides a focus of professional knowledge and expertise aimed at contributing to the development of law and best practice in adult social care and health. The group also assists with developing training and networking opportunities for local authority lawyers specialising in this area of law. Continue reading →
On 13 July 2017, the UK government introduced the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017-19 (the Bill) to Parliament. It survived its second reading in September, but now that we are approaching the Committee stage, things are likely to get more interesting. Daniel Greenberg, Westlaw UK General Editor of Annotated Statutes and Insight Encyclopaedia, looks at what could happen next. Continue reading →
Amongst the seismic political debates surrounding the passing of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017-19 (Bill), it is arguable that the Bill’s effects on local authorities have not received the publicity that they deserve. Continue reading →
August and September’s case digest, after a quiet period for the courts, includes an ECJ ruling holding that a tenderer can be excluded from a tendering procedure when a member of its bidding consortium loses its accreditation from a third party, and a High Court judgment lifting an automatic suspension.
Please feel free to submit a comment below or send us an Ask query if you have any views on the cases covered, or think that we have missed a case that should be brought to the attention of public procurement practitioners. Continue reading →
Our quarterly freedom of information law blogs focus on the latest developments in freedom of information law under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (SI 2004/3391) (EIR). The blog will enable readers advising on freedom of information law to catch up on the most important cases, issues or developments on the topic. This post looks at freedom of information law developments from July to September 2017. In this post, we look at:
Court of Appeal decisions.
Decisions of the First-tier Tribunal (Information Rights).
Other European and governmental publications.
Recent Ask queries.
Please feel free to submit a comment below or send us an Ask query if you have any views on the cases, issues or developments that are covered, or if you think we have missed something that should be brought to the attention of freedom of information practitioners. Continue reading →