Bach Commission

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A right to justice? The Bach Commission Final Report

The Bach Commission on Access to Justice was founded at the end of 2015 to develop realistic but radical proposals with cross-party appeal for re-establishing the right to justice in England and Wales as a fundamental public entitlement, equivalent to entitlement to education or healthcare. This post gives brief overview of the Commission’s recently published final … Continue reading

What’s new in administrative justice, December 2016

UK Parliament SNP MP Mhairi Black has published a Private Members’ Bill that would require the assessment of a benefit claimant’s circumstances before the implementation of sanctions. The Benefit Claimants Sanctions (Required Assessment) Bill is expected to resume its second reading debate on 24 January 2017, having been adjourned on 2 December. A Commons Library … Continue reading

Access to Justice – The Bach Commission’s call for evidence

By Lucy Scott-Moncrieff Lucy Scott-Moncrieff CBE is Managing Director of Scott-Moncrieff and Associates Ltd and is a former President of the Law Society of England and Wales. She is also Chair of UKAJI and a member of the Bach Commission on Access to Justice, and she writes here about why it is important to respond to the Commission’s call … Continue reading