The news that the Welsh Government’s legal challenge to the Internal Market Act was refused by the High Court last month may have passed under the radar of many. The development was not widely covered in the mainstream media, and was greeted with fairly little online discussion by the general commentariat.
While the regular reassurances of the government’s commitment to maintaining public protections are welcome, the raft of deregulatory announcements from inside and around Number Ten in recent months point to a deeper agenda at play.
We are seeking a dynamic and ambitious leader to run Unchecked UK for one year on a maternity cover basis.
Even within areas of devolved competence, there remain opportunities for the Welsh government to further accelerate the high standards agenda.
New qualitative research, carried out in partnership with KSBR Brand Futures, and published on 20 January, finds overwhelming support for strong, well enforced food standards among first time Conservative voters in the so-called ‘red wall’ constituencies.
Ambitious polices and regulations are only as good as the enforcement which underpins them. New research into the UK’s regulatory infrastructure reveals the sorry state of the regulators which enforce our most important environmental laws.
Press release: New research and whistleblower testimony show staggering scale of the UK’s perilous ‘Enforcement Gap’
Landmark new research published by Unchecked UK has revealed a huge gap in UK regulatory enforcement capacity.
Unchecked UK is expanding! We’re looking for a Campaigns and Research Manager to lead on specific campaigns to highlight the real-world impacts of deregulation and the erosion of UK enforcement capacity, with an initial focus on tax.
Press release: Councils unable to enforce rules on chemical safety as new research shows one in four products tested contain hazardous chemicals
New research published today by Unchecked UK shows that Local Authorities are struggling to keep up with booming sales of counterfeit goods containing illegal and harmful substances.
Unchecked UK is looking for an intern to lead a political research/ mapping project, pulling together demographic, social, cultural and political information for key parliamentary constituencies.