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Legal briefs: Irish cabinet loses reveal case; Lambeth noise complaints challenge

Words: Matt Moody
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A round-up of legal news: 22 September-28 September, 2018

Irish Cabinet loses reveal case

The Department of the Taoiseach has released records of the Irish Cabinet’s discussions for the first time after it lost a legal battle over the disclosure of climate change documents.

Irish Times

Lambeth noise complaints challenge

Lambeth Council has agreed to change its policy on complaints about noise nuisance after an investigation by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman found that the South London local authority had not dealt with thousands of noise complaints and was not meeting its statutory obligations.

Local Government Lawyer

Lancashire fracking protesters jailed

Three men have been jailed for causing a public nuisance during protests at a Cuadrilla fracking site in Lancashire.

BBC News