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Social security and welfare benefits

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The ESRC Just Energy project

The ESRC Just Energy project By Chris Gill (University of Glasgow) and Naomi Creutzfeldt (University of Westminster) This blog post summarises the findings of our ESRC-funded Just Energy project and outlines the main arguments in our forthcoming book on Access to Justice for Vulnerable Energy Consumers in Europe. Our starting point for this project, four … Continue reading

Administrative Justice Council Report Launch – Access to social welfare advice in a hospital setting: integration of services

Title: AJC Report Launch – Access to social welfare advice in a hospital setting: integration of services When: Wednesday 23rd June at 12:30-13:30 Where: Zoom Webinar The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant effect on the delivery of advice in England. The lack of face-to-face encounters and the remote delivery has highlighted the gaps in access to … Continue reading

Building a human rights bridge out of poverty

Koldo Casla (School of Law, University of Essex) The practical realisation of social and economic rights, especially in the sphere of social security, housing, education and healthcare, is a critical dimension of administrative justice. These matters represent the dominant areas where most citizens will interact each day with public administration and where most disputes between … Continue reading

Out of the frying pan…? Legal action research into EEA nationals’ access to welfare support during the transition and beyond.

Out of the frying pan…? Legal action research into EEA nationals’ access to welfare support during the transition and beyond Charlotte O’Brien and Alice Welsh (University of York) Even before the referendum, EEA nationals and their family members faced a host of complex legal and administrative obstacles accessing their welfare rights. As we near the … Continue reading

Webinar: Public Law, Good Administration and Justice in Wales (28 July 2020)

Bangor Law School, the Cheshire and North Wales Law Society, and the Nuffield Foundation are pleased to invite you to a webinar on, ‘Public Law, Good Administration and Justice in Wales’.   Tuesday 28th July 2020 5pm – 6:15pm, register via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dy1bocUgTH6sXwxKAYJO0A   This is a first joint webinar between Bangor Law School and … Continue reading