Archive for July 3rd, 2008

Daily Cause List, 4th July 2008

Friday 4th July 2008


Please note only the current day’s cause list will be accessible.

Brown denies offering inducements to MPs over 42-day plans – The Guardian

“Gordon Brown today denied offering peerages or other inducements to persuade MPs to back the government’s controversial plans to detain terror suspects for up to 42 days.”

Full story

The Guardian, 3rd July 2008


The Lord Chief Justices calls for alternatives to prison – The Times

“Britain’s most senior judge blamed worsening overcrowding in prisons on ministers’ refusal to pay for alternatives to jail.”

Full story

The Times, 3rd July 2008


Jordan and Andre accept damages – BBC News

“Model Katie Price and husband Peter Andre have accepted ‘substantial damages’ over a News of the World article portraying them as bad parents.”

Full story

BBC News, 3rd July 2008


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Thorner v Major & Ors [2008] EWCA Civ 732 (02 July 2008)

R U (Sri Lanka) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2008] EWCA Civ 753 (02 July 2008)

Federation of Tour Operators & Ors, R (on the application of) v HM Treasury [2008] EWCA Civ 752 (02 July 2008)

Gilboy, R (on the application of) v Liverpool City Council & Ors [2008] EWCA Civ 751 (02 July 2008)

Compton, R (on the application of) v Wiltshire Primary Care Trust [2008] EWCA Civ 749 (01 July 2008)

Persimmon Homes Teesside Ltd v Lewis, R (on the application of) [2008] EWCA Civ 746 (01 July 2008)

Spencer v Secretary of State for Work & Pensions Moore & Ors [2008] EWCA Civ 750 (01 July 2008)

GO & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2008] EWCA Civ 747 (01 July 2008)

Leofelis SA & Anor v Lonsdale Sports Ltd & Ors [2008] EWCA Civ 640 (01 July 2008)

HM Revenue & Customs v Weight Watchers (UK) Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 715 (25 June 2008)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Gurung & Ors, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Defence [2008] EWHC 1496 (Admin) (02 July 2008)

Queen Mary University of London v Higher Education Funding Council for England [2008] EWHC 1472 (Admin) (26 June 2008)

Crown Prosecution Service v Gloucester Justices & Anor [2008] EWHC 1488 (Admin) (17 June 2008)

Krompalcas v Prosecutor General’s Office, Lithuania [2008] EWHC 1486 (Admin) (17 June 2008)

Cathco Property Holdings Ltd, R (on the application of) v Cygnor Gwynedd Council & Anor [2008] EWHC 1462 (Admin) (06 June 2008)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Kynixa Ltd v Hynes & Ors [2008] EWHC 1495 (QB) (30 June 2008)


Farmer who worked for free stripped of £2m estate – Daily Telegraph

“A farmer who worked on a relative’s land unpaid for 30 years in the expectation he would one day inherit the £2.1 million estate has had the property taken away from him by appeal judges.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 2nd July 2008


Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Medicines for Human Use (Prescribing by EEA Practitioners) Regulations 2008

The Bluetongue (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The Education (Designated Institutions) (Amendment) (England) Order 2008

The Fixed-term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) (Amendment) Regulations 2008


July 2008