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What’s new in administrative justice, November 2017

Parliament The EU (Withdrawal) Bill has begun its Committee stage in the House of Commons. The government has given assurances that parliament will be given a vote on whether or not to accept the deal agreed upon. However, in the event that parliament does not approve the deal, the UK will exit the EU nonetheless. … Continue reading

A Case for Change

By Nick Bennett The Public Services Ombudsman for Wales, Nick Bennett, explores the need for changes to his office proposed in draft legislation. It’s an interesting time to be involved in administrative justice in Wales, with a new Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill having been recently introduced by the Finance Committee of the Welsh Assembly … Continue reading

Creative research opportunity – Seeking Asylum in Wales

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is looking for a suitably experienced contractor(s) to develop a range of resources to communicate the lived experience of refugees and asylum seekers in Wales. The successful contractor will have knowledge of and links to refugee and asylum seeker groups along with film making, project and event management … Continue reading

Administrative Justice in Wales and Comparative Perspectives

  By Sarah Nason The 15th September 2017 saw publication of Administrative Justice in Wales and Comparative Perspectives (University of Wales Press) (AJWCP). Publication coincided with the Legal Wales Conference at which The Rt Hon Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales praised the achievements of the Legal Wales movement over … Continue reading

Tribunal reform in Wales under the Wales Act 2017

By Huw Pritchard In this blog post, Huw Pritchard explores the changes to tribunals to come under the Wales Act 2017 and the emergence of a Welsh administrative justice system. The Secretary of State for Wales has announced that the main provisions of the Wales Act 2017 will come into force in April 2018. This … Continue reading