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New report: Poverty and social rights in Essex

New report: Poverty and social rights in Essex By Lyle Barker and Koldo Casla (University of Essex, Human Rights Centre) This blog is a re-post of a piece that initially appeared on the Essex Human Rights Centre blog, available here. The blog is reposted with permission and thanks. Our new report published today, documents the … Continue reading

Administrative leapfrogging – The Communities Secretary and avoiding the devolved middle-men

Administrative leapfrogging – The Communities Secretary and avoiding the devolved middle-men By Lee Marsons (University of Essex) On 6 July 2021, the Local Government Association held its annual conference at which the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government (hereafter ‘the Secretary of State’) delivered a keynote address. This was a speech of … Continue reading

Roundtable report: complaint handling in adult social care and social housing (part 2)

Roundtable report: complaint handling in adult social care and social housing (part 2) This post provides a summary of a roundtable event held on 9 June 2021 organised by Chris Gill (University of Glasgow), Carolyn Hirst (Hirstworks), Jane Williams (Queen Margaret University), Richard Simmons (University of Stirling), and Isidoropaolo Casteltrione (Queen Margaret University). This invitation-only … Continue reading

Roundtable report: complaint handling in adult social care and social housing (part 1)

Roundtable report: complaint handling in adult social care and social housing (part 1) By Chris Gill (University of Glasgow) This blog post (the first of two) provides a summary of a roundtable event held on 9 June 2021 organised by Chris Gill (University of Glasgow), Carolyn Hirst (Hirstworks), Jane Williams (Queen Margaret University), Richard Simmons … Continue reading

Judicial Review during the COVID-19 Pandemic (Part II)

Judicial Review during the COVID-19 Pandemic (Part II)   By Joe Tomlinson (University of York), Jack Maxwell (Public Law Project), Jo Hynes (University of Exeter), and Emma Marshall (University of Exeter).   In the first part of this post, we considered how judicial review has been operating in a time of social distancing, following the … Continue reading