Freedom of Information

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Immigration complaints (Part II)

Immigration complaints (part 2) By Robert Thomas (University of Manchester Law School) This is the second of three blogs on immigration complaints. This first blog examined the key trends, features, and criticisms of immigration complaints. This blog looks at the outcomes of immigration complaints and discusses the importance of government collecting data on complaint outcomes. … Continue reading

The ‘Administrative Justice’ of Government Data Sharing for Research: a Primer

  The ‘Administrative Justice’ of Government Data Sharing for Research: a Primer   By Stergios Aidinlis   In April, at the annual SLSA conference in Leeds, I presented a paper based on my doctoral research on administrative data sharing decision-making in the UK. This post first presents the background of this research and then discusses … Continue reading

Opportunity – researching administrative procedures and guidelines

Expressions of interest are sought from experts in administrative law to gather data for the Protego (Procedural Tools for Effective Governance) project, which is an advanced project funded by the European Research Council – more on the project and team is available here. The commission is a temporary assignment that requires technical expertise in one … Continue reading

The 2017 election manifestos and the constitution

Originally posted on The Constitution Unit Blog:
Over the past two weeks the political parties have published their manifestos for the snap general election. In this post Chris Caden and Fionnuala Ní Mhuilleoir summarise the constitutional content, covering proposals relating to Brexit, the possibility of a constitutional convention, devolution, House of Lords reform, electoral reform,…

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