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University of Sussex professor plays important role in new ban on smacking children in Wales
Emeritus Professor of Law, Heather Keating, is calling for England to follow Wales and Scotland on a legal ban of the smacking of children.
Border posts at Gretna Green? Loosening food safety legislation could put Union under serious strain
Border posts could be required at Gretna Green and the Severn Bridge if regional standards in food safety open up after Brexit.
Boris Johnson has a relatively clear path to watering down key food regulations in pursuit of UK/US trade deal
The UK public faces the prospect of watered-down food regulations after Brexit with Parliament having little say, UKTPO is warning.
Transfer of EU powers leads to silent erosion of UK pesticide regulation
New analysis warns of a significant weakening of enforcement arrangements covering the approval of pesticides under the EU Withdrawal Act.
Support for Conservative Party rises with UK house prices, new research reveals
Research presented to Royal Economic Society conference shows 10% house price rise increases chances of homeowners supporting the Conservatives by 5%.
New migration pro bono law clinic launches at University of Sussex
A new pro bono law clinic for migrants has opened at the University of Sussex - staffed by law students.
University of Sussex’s Centre for Study of Corruption announces new Professor of Anti-Corruption Practice
UK Head of Transparency International, Robert Barrington, has been appointed professor in practice at the Sussex Centre for the Study of Corruption.
Sussex law students win 'Advice Project of the Year’ from Citizens Advice
The Sussex law department has scooped the national Citizens Advice ‘Advice Project of the Year’ award with Citizens Advice Central and South Sussex.