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Seminar report: Complaints about public services – where next for the ombud?

Reform of public-sector ombuds was the focus of a seminar on 5 February 2018, co-hosted by JUSTICE, the Ombudsman Association, and UKAJI. It was attended by more than 50 practitioners, law makers, researchers and policy makers and generated a lively discussion about the reform of the public-sector ombud. Below are some background context and a … Continue reading

Research Roadmap: Where we’ve been and where we need to go with administrative justice research

Today the UK Administrative Justice Institute (UKAJI) publishes its Research Roadmap, proposing a way forward for empirical research in administrative justice. In doing so we build on earlier work by Nuffield’s Law in the Real World inquiry and the Research Agenda of the Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council (AJTC). A fundamental purpose of research is … Continue reading

Welcome to 2018 from UKAJI!

We are beginning a new phase of the UKAJI project that will see us progressing the research priorities we’ve identified in our Research Roadmap, which will be published later this month. And we can’t think of a better way to start the year than to announce that UKAJI’s lead, Professor Maurice Sunkin, was appointed Honorary Queen’s … Continue reading

Where do we need to go with research? Launch of UKAJI’s Research Roadmap for administrative justice

On 6 December 2017, at the University of Essex in Colchester, we celebrated the work of UKAJI’s phase 1 and presented a summary of our research roadmap, which sets out the challenges, opportunities and priorities for research in administrative justice over the next five years. We were joined by a range of the stakeholders who … Continue reading

Research roadmap launch!

We are very excited to be launching our Research Roadmap for administrative justice on 6 December 2017 at the University of Essex! Please join us if you can. It will be an opportunity for you to contribute to the future direction of this vital area of research knowledge and evidence. It will also be an opportunity … Continue reading