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Grenfell – an administrative justice case study, one year on

This week is the one-year anniversary of the fire at Grenfell Tower. The fire led to the deaths of 72 people; it has been called a tragedy and a preventable mass fatality, both terms implying different degrees of accountability of public bodies. We have learned much over the past year about the causes of the … Continue reading

Reforming Public Inquiries: Time to Review?

By Dr Karl Mackie CBE, Chief Executive of CEDR and author of Setting Up and Running a Public Inquiry: Guidance for Chairs & Commissioning Bodies “Inquiries play a very important role in our constitutional arrangements. The independence and thoroughness of their work both contributes to public trust in those institutions which are subject to review … Continue reading