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On 2 October 2018, the Scottish Government issued its consultation paper, Reducing Health Harms of Foods High in Fat, Sugar or Salt, seeking views on proposed restrictions it hopes will improve the nation’s public health record. While Scotland is world-renowned for the quality of its produce, it has consistently had one of the poorest public health records in Europe.  The...

Last week, the UK Supreme Court handed down its eagerly anticipated judgment in Lee v. Ashers Baking Company Ltd & others – a case in which the Court had to consider the competing rights of freedom of religion and speech, on the one hand, and the right not to suffer discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation or political belief, on the other.

The Court...

The previously slow meander towards electrification of the automotive industry has appeared to accelerate greatly in the last year, with recent news stories suggesting that electric and hybrid vehicles (known collectively as Ultra Low Emissions Vehicles, or ULEVs) will gain a far greater share of the automotive market in the coming years.

Last summer, the governments of Europe appeared...