Headline Blues: The Pied Piper of Hate

In a ‘post-factual'(or ‘alternative’ factual?) era, it’s hardly surprising that the Supreme Court’s ruling that the government cannot trigger Article 50 without the authorisation of Parliament has been met with scathing reviews from the UK’s top newspapers. The question of whether newspapers influence their readers’ opinions or vice versa is a moot point, but I’m finding it increasingly… Continue reading Headline Blues: The Pied Piper of Hate

I’m Sorry, Ms Jackson: Ilot v Blue Cross & others

Yesterday the Supreme Court heard   Quick Summary: Facts – Mrs Jackson died in 2004, leaving the majority of her estate to three animal charities (Appellants). Having been granted nothing, her estranged daughter, Mrs Ilot (Respondent), made an application under The Inheritance (Provision for Families and Dependants Act) 1975 for ‘reasonable’ financial provision from her… Continue reading I’m Sorry, Ms Jackson: Ilot v Blue Cross & others