Public matters - February 2021
This month includes updates on state aid/ subsidy control regime, London Borough of Lambeth v AM, data protection, and administration law.
Welcome to our Public Matters Newsletter.
This month we have:
High Court grants local authority injunction to prevent breach of confidence following subject access disclosure
This judgment critical is reading for public bodies who need to take action to restrain the use of confidential information in circumstances where that information has been inadvertently disclosed to a third party.
Matthew summarises London Borough of Lambeth v AM (No. 2)  EWHC 186 (QB).
Now that the transition period has ended, Richard looks at what this means for data protection law in the UK.
Chloe provides a general overview of administration and what options are open to local authorities.
It is vitally important that public bodies make use of this opportunity to have their views heard and to shape the future of the new subsidy control regime.
Angelica considers some key elements and proposed reforms from the consultation.