Institute for Government

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What’s new in administrative justice, May 2017

UK Parliament Parliament was dissolved on 3 May prior to the General Election on 8 June. A number of Bills received Royal Assent before dissolution, including the Criminal Finances Bill and the Digital Economy Bill. The JCHR has published an interim report calling on the Government to bring forward legislation in the next Parliament to … Continue reading

What’s new in administrative justice, April 2017

UK Parliament The Justice Committee has published a report on the implications of Brexit for the justice system. The Committee welcomed the Government’s intention to maintain cooperation with the EU on criminal justice and recommended that it should also seek to replicate existing civil law measures as closely as possible. It further recommended that the … Continue reading

What’s new in administrative justice, July 2015

Parliament The Education and Academies Bill began its passage through Parliament, with Second Reading on 22 June and Committee stage commencing on 30 June. The Bill aims to expedite the process of converting struggling schools into academies. One of the most controversial proposals is the removal of parents’ right to be consulted. Research on the … Continue reading

Are we about to see an era of experimental government?

Note: This post was originally published by the Institute for Government on 25 June 2015 and is re-posted here with permission. By Jen Gold When budgets are tight, governments tend to treat experimentation and evaluation as something of a luxury. But it’s never been more important to establish what works and ensure that spending decisions … Continue reading