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What’s new in administrative justice, May 2016

Parliament The Government accepted an amendment to the Immigration Bill tabled by Lord Dubs that would permit the resettlement of some unaccompanied children from Europe. The Bill received Royal Assent on 12 May and is now the Immigration Act 2016. Among other changes, the Act will extend the Government’s ‘deport first, appeal later’ power to … Continue reading

Disruptive or beneficial? Freedom of information in the UK

Originally posted on The Constitution Unit Blog:
On 1 March, to some surprise, the Burns Commission concluded that the Freedom of Information Act was ‘generally working well’. Ben Worthy and Robert Hazell explain how the Commission came to this unexpected result and, drawing on the results three major research projects, argue that since it came…