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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.
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.
New polling - carried out for Unchecked UK by Ipsos MORI - provides insights into what level of environmental protection voters are likely to find acceptable, as the UK deals with the economic fallout from Covid-19 and negotiates its future outside of the EU.
At times like these we remember just how connected we all are - and how much we depend on one another. While different people are being affected in different ways by the Covid 19 crisis, we all have a stake in tackling it in the best way possible.
The Chancellor’s hastily re-written budget rightly placed the coronavirus front and centre, with 40% of the total spending package specifically targeted at measures to tackle it.