Law and religion round-up – 13th March

UK COVID-19 inquiry

On Thursday, the Government published the draft Terms of Reference of the UK COVID-19 inquiry to be chaired by Baroness Hallett. The inquiry will

“examine, consider and report on preparations and the response to the pandemic in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, up to and including the inquiry’s formal setting-up date. In doing so, it will consider reserved and devolved matters across the United Kingdom, as necessary, but will seek to minimise duplication of investigation, evidence gathering and reporting with any other public inquiry established by the devolved administrations”. Continue reading