16th January - Law News

2942nd Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus:  In the UK, only one in four middle-income millennials are on the housing ladder. Twenty years ago,  65% of this group owned homes. What's changed? Is it possible to buy a house without help? And with more people privately renting, what are the implications for starting families, retirement and society at large? 

Focus of the Day article: The Law Commission has told the government that it could save £70m over a decade by simplifying the Immigration Rules introduced under the 1971 act, which have grown from 40 pages to over 1,100 pages over five decades. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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