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Poverty & Inequality in the UK: Proud to be British?

Poverty & Inequality in the UK: Proud to be British?   By Andrew Fagan (University of Essex)   This post was originally published on the University of Essex Human Rights Centre Blog on 27 June 2019 and can be found here. It is re-posted with the permission of Andrew Fagan, to whom UKAJI is grateful.    … Continue reading

Producing the next UK White Paper on Welfare Benefits: the Commission on Social Security, led by Experts by Experience

Producing the next UK White Paper on Welfare Benefits: the Commission on Social Security, led by Experts by Experience        By Rosa Morris (Independent Researcher), Michael Orton (University of Warwick), and and Kate Summers (London School of Economics). Kate Summers (L) and Michael Orton (R) pictured.   This blog introduces a new project … Continue reading

ADMINISTRATIVE JUSTICE: ORWELL, CRICK AND THE POLITICAL QUARTERLY

ADMINISTRATIVE JUSTICE: ORWELL, CRICK AND THE POLITICAL QUARTERLY   By Nick O’Brien   Everyone at UKAJI would like to congratulate Nick O’Brien on his well-deserved receipt of the Bernard Crick Prize for the Best Piece in Political Quarterly of 2018. His article entitled ‘Administrative Justice in the Wake of I, Daniel Blake’ can be found … Continue reading

Between the rules: Administrative justice and the enforcement of social security law in The Netherlands

Between the rules: Administrative justice and the enforcement of social security law in The Netherlands By Paulien de Winter   In April 2019, I attended the SLSA conference at the University of Leeds. I presented my work on enforcement of social security law in the Netherlands called ‘Enforcement Styles at Social Security Agencies’.  This empirical research … Continue reading

Defining vulnerability in the enforcement of public debts

  Defining vulnerability in the enforcement of public debts Jennie Bunt This is a revised version of an original blog-post on the website of The Justice Gap   Testing the boundaries of definitions When the accessibility of justice is threatened, considerable strain is placed on legal definitions. Such definitions carve out the boundaries of, for … Continue reading