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What’s new in administrative justice, October 2017

UK Parliament The Data Protection Bill has had its second reading in the House of Lords. The Bill will repeal and replace the Data Protection Act 1998; update the UK’s data protection regime; and help to ensure that the UK and EU regimes are aligned following the UK’s departure from the EU. The Government has … Continue reading

Homelessness internal reviews – The long view

By David Cowan, University of Bristol Law School*, and Caroline Hunter and Simon Halliday, University of York Law School This piece was originally published on the University of Bristol Law School Blog on 13 April 2016 and is re-posted here with permission of the authors. Applicants for homelessness assistance who are aggrieved by a local authority’s … Continue reading

Seminar: Initial Decision-making, Internal Review, and Administrative Justice

11 May 2016 at the University of Manchester UKAJI has organised a seminar on initial decision-making and internal review. The seminar will explore what we know and what we need to know about current reform initiatives relating to initial decision-making and internal review of decision-making across government. The aims are to bring together researchers and … Continue reading

A Place to Call Home: New Research

By Charlotte Threipland As the Immigration Bill 2015 makes its way through Parliament, I wonder how local authorities, already at breaking point, will be able to cope with the increased demand on their services. Assuming the pressure will be too much what, in practice, will this mean for the vulnerable families needing those services? At … Continue reading

What’s new in administrative justice, October 2015

Parliament The Immigration Bill is due to have its second reading in the Commons on 13 October. Among other things, the Bill would extend changes to appeal rights introduced by the Immigration Act 2014, in order to enable the Home Secretary to remove from the UK migrants who are appealing against a refusal of a … Continue reading