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UK Administrative Justice Institute

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Developing Emotional Intelligence – a priority for the PHSO?

  Developing Emotional Intelligence –a Priority for the PHSO? By Margaret Whalley Until my brother’s skiing incident in 2011 which led to a complaint about his follow-on care and death circumstances (2012),   I admit to having been largely ignorant of the role of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman.   The Health Service Ombudsman was … Continue reading

A nation comes of age: what next for the Welsh devolution settlement?

A nation comes of age: what next for the Welsh devolution settlement? By Callum Robertson (University of Essex) Of the three legislative devolution settlements that currently exist within the United Kingdom, the one concerning Wales is arguably the most interesting in terms of sociological and legal study. Here we have a nation that was practically … Continue reading

The Law Commission Report on Simplification of the Immigration Rules: Proposals to reformat the Immigration Rules fail to tackle the hard issues

The Law Commission Report on Simplification of the Immigration Rules: Proposals to reformat the Immigration Rules fail to tackle the hard issues   Introduction The Immigration Rules define the day-to-day administration of the UK’s regime of visas to enter and remain in the UK. The current Immigration Rules, which have increased in length from 300 … Continue reading

UKAJI January 2020 round-up

UKAJI January 2020 round-up Here is UKAJI’s round-up of important administrative justice news and events for January 2020. If you have anything to include in this or future round-ups, please contact Lee Marsons on lm17598@essex.ac.uk. A kind reminder that UKAJI’s new editorial guidelines on blog contribution style can be found here.   UKAJI blog posts: … Continue reading

Improving Exceptional Case Funding: Providers’ Perspectives

Improving Exceptional Case Funding: Providers’ Perspectives     By Joe Tomlinson and Emma Marshall   When the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO) came into effect, a new Exceptional Case Funding (ECF) scheme was introduced. ECF was intended to offer a ‘safety net’ to ensure that legal aid would still be … Continue reading