lgtmarsons has written 64 posts for UKAJI

State pension underpayments and the payment of interest

Robert Thomas, University of Manchester Should people underpaid their state pensions receive not just arrears for those underpayments, but also the interest on them in order to make up for inflation? The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) thinks not, but the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) thinks they should. The recent Parliamentary and Health Service … Continue reading

UKAJI January 2022 round-up

This is UKAJI’s round-up of important administrative justice related news for January 2022. To add anything to this round-up or any future round-ups, please contact Lee Marsons. To collate this information, UKAJI partners with Public Law Project via the UK Constitutional Reform Tracker. Those interested in statutory instruments passed during this period can use Parliament’s … Continue reading

Launch of UKAJI podcasts

In 2022, UKAJI has launched a podcast series that will examine important and topical issues related to administrative justice. The podcasts, normally running each month, will be hosted by Lee Marsons and guests will include leading scholars, early career researchers, practitioners and users of administrative justice mechanisms. The podcasts can be found on a new … Continue reading

The “no substantial difference” test for judicial review remedies – a snapshot of the trends

Mustaqim Iqbal (University of Oxford) and Lee Marsons (University of Essex) Reforming judicial review remedies is back on the legislative agenda. The last time similar proposals were suggested, the result was section 84 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA), which inserted section 31(2A)-(2C) and (3C)-(3F) into the Senior Courts Act 1981. This … Continue reading

Financial Remedy Recommendations made by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman

Financial Remedy Recommendations made by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman Robert Thomas (University of Manchester) This blog presents some data concerning financial compensation recommendations made by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) acquired through a freedom of information request. When the PHSO makes a finding of maladministration or service failure, it will consider … Continue reading