Case law >> 'Right' to conceal information
Lexis PSL's Colleen Theron and Deirdre Lyons discuss the Birkett v Defra case and what it means for public authorities relying on disclosure exemptions under the EIRIn Birkett v Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs  EWCA Civ 1606, the Court of Appeal held that public authorities relying on exceptions or exemptions under the Environmental I
Continue reading this with an IEMA membership
Already a Member?
Join now & unlock access to
- News, analysis & innovation from our sector
- IEMA webinars, podcasts and publications
- Training and career opportunities
- Unprecedented industry networking
Start your IEMA journey today!
In R. (on the application of Friends of the Earth Ltd) v Secretary of State for the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the claimant applied for judicial review of the Secretary’s decisions to approve pro-posals and policies prepared under the Climate Change Act 2008, and to publish the government’s Net Zero Strategy to comply with his obligations.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy recently consulted on proposals to strengthen and improve the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), and has published its response and decisions.