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Public Law weekly highlights—12 March 2020

Public Law weekly highlights—12 March 2020
Published on: 12 March 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Public Law weekly highlights—12 March 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Budget 2020
  • Spring Budget 2020—Reforming UK regulation post-Brexit
  • Spring Budget 2020—Government’s plans to fight Coronavirus
  • Spring Budget 2020—Immigration Health Surcharge to increase to £624 per year
  • Spring Budget 2020—Government commits £114m in 2020–2021 to combatting terrorism
  • Spring Budget 2020—Measures to balance regional growth unveiled
  • Spring Budget 2020—Supporting regional growth with Yorkshire devolution deal
  • Spring Budget 2020—Government to publish National Infrastructure Strategy later in the spring
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Public Law weekly highlights includes selected updates from the Spring Budget 2020 and selected Brexit headlines, including acknowledgment of the challenge ahead in the future relationship negotiations, with confirmation of ‘very serious differences’ between the UK and EU and an inquiry on the future UK-EU relationship negotiations initiated by questioning Michael Gove. Also in this edition, reiteration of the UK’s priorities ahead of UK-US FTA talks, to which it is giving equal status with the EU negotiations. In addition, warnings over lessons learned from Carillion, launch of the Welsh Government’s plan to advance gender equality in Wales, an inquiry into the government’s major projects portfolio, the relaunch of inquiries into English devolution and defence procurement, as well as updates on the EU’s new industrial strategy, public sector pensions legislation and updated HMCTS guidance on media access to courts and tribunals. Case analysis this week includes two Administrative Court decisions dismissing judicial review against NICE’s assessment of Kuvan under the standard health technology appraisal process and allowing judicial review against refusal of domestic violence victim of a student loan applying the three-year ordinary residence requirement, plus the latest State aid cases. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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