Legal News

Following ECJ ruling, Government propose to change police surveillance powers

06 December 2017

The European Court of Justice ruled on the 21st December 2016 that surveillance powers that had been used by the police were illegal. The Government have responded to this ruling and are now proposing to make changes to the UK's communications data retention and acquisition regime to comply with the judgment. A consultation on these changes has commenced.

Driving Test Changes

04 December 2017

From Monday 4th December 2017 there will be four changes to driving tests conducted in England, Scotland and Wales. The changes are designed to ensure that new drivers have the skills they need in order to drive safely in modern day driving conditions. Initially, the changes described below will only apply to car driving tests.