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Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council

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New administrative justice oversight body announced

UKAJI is pleased to hear that the new Administrative Justice Council has been announced. We have called for a new vision of administrative justice and an oversight body to work closely with UKAJI and other research-focused organisations to ensure that thinking, new initiatives and policy change are informed by empirical evidence. We look forward to working … Continue reading

Using UKAJI’s website as a research resource

    ‘What is administrative justice?’ is one of the pages on our website most viewed by visitors. Does this mean it’s an unfamiliar term, or is it simply difficult to define? We’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the answer to the question ‘What is administrative justice?’ and, more importantly, the question of why it … Continue reading

Administrative justice oversight must continue

This week sees the final meeting of the Administrative Justice Forum, which was established following the abolition of the Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council in 2013. The AJTC was abolished following a government consultation and an inquiry by the then Public Administration Select Committee. UKAJI takes this opportunity to set out some proposals for the … Continue reading

What’s new in administrative justice, June 2015

Parliament Queen’s Speech 2015 The Queen’s Speech contained a number of announcements with implications for administrative justice. The Full Employment and Welfare Benefits Bill will freeze a number of working-age benefits, tax credits and Child benefit, and reduce the level of the benefit cap. It will also put in place a new Youth Allowance for … Continue reading

Comment: Institutional memory is diminished

As this excellent summary (or obituary) on the Australian Administrative Review Council (ARC) indicates, the sad news of its intended abolition is not unexpected. As a former member of the Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council (AJTC), which was abolished in August 2013, I am especially saddened as my evidence to the Leggatt Review of Tribunals on the reform … Continue reading