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Administrative justice in the wake of I, Daniel Blake

By Nick O’Brien In this article (published in Political Quarterly), Nick O’Brien argues that Ken Loach’s film, I, Daniel Blake, invites deep reflection on the relationship between the individual and the state, and, more particularly, on the role of administrative justice in restoring a re-imagined sense of citizenship. Drawing on earlier debates from the 1950s, as well … Continue reading

Call for papers: Welfare conditionality

Welfare Conditionality welcomes proposals for papers from those working within and beyond the social sciences on any aspects of welfare conditionality and associated debates for an international conference, Welfare Conditionality: Principles, Practices and Perspectives, to be held at the University of York on 26-28 June 2018. Welfare conditionality makes access to collective public welfare benefits … Continue reading

What’s new in administrative justice, May 2017

UK Parliament Parliament was dissolved on 3 May prior to the General Election on 8 June. A number of Bills received Royal Assent before dissolution, including the Criminal Finances Bill and the Digital Economy Bill. The JCHR has published an interim report calling on the Government to bring forward legislation in the next Parliament to … Continue reading

What’s new in administrative justice, April 2017

UK Parliament The Justice Committee has published a report on the implications of Brexit for the justice system. The Committee welcomed the Government’s intention to maintain cooperation with the EU on criminal justice and recommended that it should also seek to replicate existing civil law measures as closely as possible. It further recommended that the … Continue reading

What’s new in administrative justice, March 2017

UK Parliament After suffering two defeats in the House of Lords on the EU (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill, the Government now has the power to trigger Article 50 and begin Brexit negotiations. One of the amendments would have required the Government to guarantee the rights of EU citizens in the UK post Brexit and the … Continue reading