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UKAJI May 2019 round-up

Here is UKAJI’s summary of important administrative justice news and events for May 2019. If you have anything to add to this contribution or future round-ups, please contact Lee Marsons at lm17598@essex.ac.uk.


UKAJI blog posts and research profiles


Research publications


Ombuds affairs


Parliamentary affairs:





  • R (DA) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2019] UKSC 21 on the compatibility of the benefit cap with Articles 8 and 14 of the Human Rights Act 1998 for lone parent families


News items


Upcoming items

  • The AJC is to hold a workshop on 19th June 2019 on mapping administrative justice in Scotland and Wales;
  • Maurice Sunkin (University of Essex) will post a UKAJI blog piece reviewing Hertogh & Kirkham’s latest book A Research Handbook on the Ombudsman;
  • Stergios Aidinlis (University of Oxford) will post a UKAJI blog piece on his research into extra-legal factors that may influence a public decision-maker’s discretion to grant or refuse a Freedom of Information Act 2000 request;
  • Paulien de Winter (University of Groningen) will post a UKAJI blog piece on her research into the differential administration of welfare benefits among administrative actors in the Netherlands;
  • Sarah Craig (University of Glasgow) will post a UKAJI blog piece on her research into the impact of mistranslation in immigration bail hearings;
  • Charlotte O’Brien (University of York) will post a UKAJI blog piece on her research into the discriminatory consequences of the administration of the two-child rule for Child Benefit.

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