Law and religion round-up – 23rd October

A week in which most of the news was political: a 19 per cent swing to the Lib Dems in Witney, a Scottish Independence Referendum Bill – and French politicians competing to be “plus laïc que vous”…

Draft Scottish Independence Referendum Bill published

The Scottish Government has published its Bill for a second independence referendum. The proposed question is the same as that asked in 2014: “Should Scotland be an independent country?”. Under the Scottish Government’s proposals, which are very similar to those under which the 2014 referendum took place: Continue reading