* Posts by rebecca_hill

4 publicly visible posts • joined 10 Jan 2018

Bordeaux-no! Wine guzzling at UK.gov events rises 20%

rebecca_hill (Written by Reg staff)

I stand by it

Stairway to edam: Swiss bloke blasts roquefort his cheese, thinks Led Zep might make it tastier


Cheddar the Devil You Know

Also, Cheese Release Me by Engle-camembert Humperdink

High Court gives UK.gov six months to make the Snooper's Charter lawful

rebecca_hill (Written by Reg staff)

Re: I bet they wanted to delay till next year ....

The changes will have to be debated and approved in both houses; the government has said it will make them via secondary legislation subject to affirmative resolution procedure (i.e. they have to sign off on it). BUT - if the info in this HoC library doc (2008) remains up to date - "the last time a draft Statutory Instrument subject to affirmative procedure was not approved by Resolution of the House of Commons was on 12th November 1969"


Devs see red after not seeing Big Red on Stack Overflow database poll

rebecca_hill (Written by Reg staff)

Re: Oracle is now on the survey

Hi Julia,

Thanks for your message. We dropped press@ an email in the morning (UK time) before we published to ask for comment, and said we'd happily update the piece with it when you got back to us. I've forwarded the request to your email.

The story's also now been updated.