Remember all those controversial laws that were passed? Many of them just came into force
Many of the new bills passed at the last-minute back in April come into force today, including the Borders Bill and the Policing Bill. Here’s a round-up of what they are and why some have proven extremely controversial.
‘A full-fronted attack on our democracy’: New voter ID laws make it harder for young people to vote
The Elections Bill permits older person’s bus passes and Oyster 60+ cards as ID – but not student cards and young persons railcards.
5 new laws for 2022 – and what they mean for your rights
Policing, elections, borders, the NHS, and the online world are all due a major shake up if the government’s plans go ahead.