Dr Nick McKerrell
Interview: Law expert on the 'blunt' truth of May's Brexit deal legal advice
Theresa May tried to hide how much power would be left to the EU in post-Brexit Britain
THERESA MAY’s Government has taken a beating in parliament this week, particularly on Tuesday [4 December], where she faced a slew of defeats including a Commons vote that the government had been in contempt of parliament by refusing to release the cabinet's legal advice on the withdrawal agreement with the EU.
The vote is a major blow to May's ongoing attempts to get the deal passed through parliament.
Judges reject challenge to #Frenchgate Lib Dem MP Alistair Carmichael's election
Election court decision is final and will incur substantial court costs
AN ELECTION COURT has rejected a challenge to the election of Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, over a lie he told regarding his involvement in the 'Frenchgate' memo leaking scandal during the May General Election.
The election court judges, Lady Paton and Lord Matthews, found that it was not proven that Carmichael had lied about his character when denying involvement in the scandal.
Clearing House: 2 out of 3 senior Police Scotland officers to go after "systematic failures"
Expert urges end to "aggressive" policing to follow changes to leading personnel
SCOTLAND's expected loss of two thirds of its senior officers to retirement and resignation over the next 12 months reveals "systematic failures" in Scottish policing, a legal expert has said.
Failure of Caledonian University New York campus raises "questions of governance"
Glasgow Caledonian University's Manhattan campus has no degree students despite being established two years ago
TRADE UNIONISTS have spoken out after it emerged that Glasgow Caledonian University's (GCU) Manhattan campus still has no degree students two years after its launch, saying it raises "questions of governance" in the Scottish higher education sector.
The university is still awaiting a licence from the New York State education department to be allowed to teach and award degrees in the city.