Legislation / Legal
PC&PE: The Government's plans for more competition in the water market receive a qualified welcome from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, when it launched its report on the pre-legislative scrutiny of the Draft Water Bill. But more urgency is needed to push through changes that will improve resilience & flood prevention.
DCMS: The DCMS has highlighted ‘some of the myths around equal marriage and explained the truth within Press release & links ~ Commission briefs MPs on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill 2012/13
DECC: New regulations on security at civil nuclear sites undergoing construction were laid before Parliament last week. The new regulations extend the scope of security regulation set out in the Nuclear Industries Security Regulations 2003 (as amended) and are due to come into force on 28 February.