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Administrative law and the digital welfare state in the UK and Australia

Administrative law and the digital welfare state in the UK and Australia Jack Maxwell (Research Fellow in Public Law and Technology, Public Law Project)   Technology plays a central role in the modern welfare state. Governments are increasingly using technology to confirm identities, assess eligibility, calculate and make payments, and detect fraud. This new mode … Continue reading

New Research Report: Public Administration and a Just Wales

New Research Report: Public Administration and a Just Wales Dr Sarah Nason and Ann Sherlock (Bangor University), Dr Helen Taylor (Cardiff Metropolitan University), Dr Huw Pritchard (Cardiff University Wales Governance Centre)   The Full Report can be found here English summary here Welsh Summary here   Although ‘justice’ (understood as courts, police, prisons, probation etc) … Continue reading

Administrative Justice Council Webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on administrative justice (29 April 2020)

Administrative Justice Council Webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on administrative justice (29 April 2020)   On Wednesday 29th April, the Administrative Justice Council (AJC) hosted a webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on the administrative justice system. The webinar was chaired by Naomi Creutzfeldt of Westminster University, who co-chairs the AJC’s Academic Panel. Speakers gave … Continue reading

The Emperor has no clothes: A sober analysis of the Government response to Covid-19

The Emperor has no clothes: A sober analysis of the Government response to Covid-19   Opinion piece by Eri Mountbatten-O’Malley (Edge Hill University)   The Government has been criticised for doing ‘too little, too late’. Proposals to suspend duties in the Care Act, 2014, have led Disability Rights to complain that there is ‘a real … Continue reading

Jumping in with both feet?

Jumping in with Both Feet? By David Whalley (retired mechanical engineer)   If the layperson wanted an interesting administrative and public law perspective on the new legislation regarding the UK shutdown, the UKAJI  April 3rd blog, ‘ Covid-19 and the UK Administrative State’ (here) would hit the spot.  The full implications of the recently introduced Covid … Continue reading