Following the Independent Review of Administrative Law (IRAL), the government plans to reform judicial review to address imbalances between citizens’ rights and effective government.
In April 2020, former-PM David Cameron contacted Rishi Sunak using his personal number in an attempt to access emergency COVID-19 loans for Greensill Capital. This conduct led to accusations that Cameron illegally lobbied the Chancellor on behalf of the firm. Cameron has since been cleared of any wrongdoing.
The European Parliament has voted to lift the immunity of the former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and two of his separatist health and education ministers. This decision increases the likelihood that the leaders will face extradition in Spain for sedition and misuse of public funds.