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UKAJI August 2019 round-up

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


UKAJI blog posts:


Research and publications:




Ombuds affairs


Parliamentary affairs



  • Faqiri v Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) [2019] EWCA Civ 151, the Court of Appeal held that the UK government can be asked to pay expenses where a judicial review has been brought against the Upper Tribunal’s refusal to grant permission to appeal. See analysis of the case by the Free Movement Blog here.


News items


Upcoming UKAJI blogs

  • Natalie Byrom (Director of Research, Legal Education Foundation) will post a piece about her research into the Government’s court and tribunal reform programme;
  • Katie Boyle (University of Stirling) will post a piece about her Nuffield-funded study into the protection of social rights in each of the UK jurisdictions;
  • Charlotte O’Brien (University of York) will post a piece about her work into the discriminatory impact of the ‘two child rule’ for Child Benefit claimants;
  • Sarah Nason (University of Bangor) will post a piece concerning the system of administrative justice for education in Wales;
  • Hideo Horasawa (Professor at University of Nanzan and visiting scholar at University of Essex) will post a blog about his comparative research into public inquiries in the UK and Japan;
  • Lee Marsons (University of Essex) will post a piece concerning the need for caseworkers at the PHSO to be trained in emotional intelligence competencies;
  • Anne-Marie Irwin (Irwin Mitchell solicitors) will post a piece concerning the ongoing judicial review into the Government’s funding of SEND education. Judgment is expected in October 2019.

About UK Administrative Justice Institute

Funded by the Nuffield Foundation, we link research, practice & policy on administrative justice in the UK



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