Abortion in Northern Ireland, confessions, pews, cakes, safeguarding – and redundancies…
Abortion law in Northern Ireland
On 7 June, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in Human Rights Commission for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland: Abortion)  UKSC 27: the majority ruled that the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission lacked standing to bring the proceedings. We noted the judgment here, though without any attempt at analysis: we also noted the subsequent exchange in the House of Commons.
Seal of the confessional?
On Tuesday, The Times (£) published a letter from HH Rupert Bursell QC, the nub of which was as follows: Continue reading