#Government

  • Article: The UK Hasn't Had a New Environment Bill for Over 20 Years. Now That's About to Change.
    Environment

    The UK Hasn't Had a New Environment Bill for Over 20 Years. Now That's About to Change.

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 19, 2018

    It’s not yet clear what it will include, or when, but campaigners are calling it “fantastic.” Read more

  • Article: Jeremy Hunt Replaces Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary. Here's What That Means.
    Citizenship

    Jeremy Hunt Replaces Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary. Here's What That Means.

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 9, 2018

    It's the third resignation in 24 hours. Read more

  • Article: 4 Things the UK Government Must Do in 'Crucial' Year for Hitting Climate Targets
    Environment

    4 Things the UK Government Must Do in 'Crucial' Year for Hitting Climate Targets

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 28, 2018

    And young people are going to foot the bill if action isn't taken now. Read more

  • Article: Upskirting Will Still Become a Crime Despite Attempt to Block It, Says UK Government
    Girls & Women

    Upskirting Will Still Become a Crime Despite Attempt to Block It, Says UK Government

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 19, 2018

    The backbencher who blocked the bill on Friday had knicker bunting draped on his office door. Read more

  • Article: The UK Is Set to Protect a Marine Area 8 Times the Size of Greater London
    Environment

    The UK Is Set to Protect a Marine Area 8 Times the Size of Greater London

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 8, 2018

    It would be the most significant expansion of the UK's "Blue Belt" to date. Read more

  • Article: Ocean Plastic Could Triple in a Decade Without Serious Action, Report Warns
    Environment

    Ocean Plastic Could Triple in a Decade Without Serious Action, Report Warns

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 21, 2018

    We have to address our “sea blindness” to drive change, say scientists. Read more

  • Article: MPs Just Backed a Bill to Allow Child Refugees to Unite with Family in the UK
    Citizenship

    MPs Just Backed a Bill to Allow Child Refugees to Unite with Family in the UK

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 19, 2018

    Britain and Denmark are the only European countries that deny children the right. Read more

  • Article: Outright Ban on Disposable Coffee Cups Rejected by Government
    Environment

    Outright Ban on Disposable Coffee Cups Rejected by Government

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 9, 2018

    2.5 billion single-use cups are thrown out in the UK every year. Read more