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A Manifesto for Ombudsman Reform

A Manifesto for Ombudsman Reform     Richard Kirkham (University of Sheffield) and Chris Gill (University of Glasgow)   As we write this post, it is easy to feel overwhelmed by events set in train by the Coronavirus epidemic. UKAJI has helpfully detailed the scale of administrative justice matters that need urgent attention. In that … Continue reading

COVID-19 and administrative justice – a call for blogs, opinions, and news

COVID-19 and administrative justice – a call for blogs, opinions, and news By now, it is inevitable that the spread of Covid-19 will have substantial political, social, economic, and human consequences all across the globe. This is also true in the legal sphere. For this reason, UKAJI intends today to launch a series of blogs, … Continue reading

Developing Emotional Intelligence – a priority for the PHSO?

  Developing Emotional Intelligence –a Priority for the PHSO? By Margaret Whalley Until my brother’s skiing incident in 2011 which led to a complaint about his follow-on care and death circumstances (2012),   I admit to having been largely ignorant of the role of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman.   The Health Service Ombudsman was … Continue reading

A proposal for an Ombud for Future Generations

The Ombud’s role in environmental governance and sustainable development at national and international level: the protection of future generations By Vassiliki  Vretou  In this post, Vassiliki Vretou discusses her new book, which deals with the Institution of the Ombud and its role in protecting environmental rights, including those of children and future generations. She makes … Continue reading

Book launch: Reimagining Administrative Justice: Human Rights in Small Places

Book launch: Reimagining Administrative Justice: Human Rights in Small Places   By Lee Marsons (University of Essex) A shorter version of this blog has also been posted to the SeNSS doctoral training partnership website here.   On Wednesday the 23rd of October 2019, Essex Law School’s Public Law Cluster hosted the launch of Margaret Doyle … Continue reading