Monthly Archives: June 2007

(710)  DEAN KEEN

Roy Martin QC stepped down as Dean of the Faculty of Advocates, but like his predecessor, not to go on the Bench (see No 391).  The Faculty missed an opportunity to break through the glass ceiling when it elected Richard … Continue reading

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(709)  SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT TO ACT ON PLEURAL PLAQUES

  The Scottish Government has decided to bring a Bill before the Scottish Parliament to reverse the House of Lords decision that pleural plaques do not constitute actionable damage in negligence (see previously No 691 and http://www.scotland.gov.uk/News/Releases/2007/11/29102156 for the relevant … Continue reading

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(708)  ELECTORAL COMMISSION BACKS GOULD REPORT

On 29 November 2007 the Electoral Commission announced that it would taking forward the recommendations made in the Gould Report on the Scottish elections fiasco of May 2007 (see previously Nos 644, 692; and also http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/media-centre/newsreleasecorporate.cfm/news/686 for the Commission’s press … Continue reading

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