Changes to release provisions for prisoners


Changes to release provisions for prisoners

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is to be considered by Members of Parliament at a second reading on Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 March. Three of the sections… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Ian Brownhill Date

Case comment: R (Good Law Project & others) v Secretary of State for Health and Social Care [2021] EWHC 346 (Admin) – late publication of coronavirus contracts unlawful.

Last Friday Chamberlain J handed down judgment in a challenge concerning the government’s compliance with procurement law and its own transparency guidance in the awarding of goods and services contracts… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author David Mitchell Date

Is Lockdown 2 lawful?

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No. 4) Regulations 2020 impose a second lockdown on England.  They prohibit persons from leaving their home unless they have a reasonable excuse.  They… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Richard Harwood OBE QC Date

Section 21A applications and section 48 orders (DP v A local authority) (Stephanie David writes for Lexis PSL)

Stephanie David’s Private Client Analysis for Lexis PSL: In this case, Mr Justice Hayden provides helpful practical guidance on the operation of section 48 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Stephanie David Date

Adult Social Care: Covid-19 Winter Plan 2020 – 2021

This note provides an overview of the Department of Health and Social Care (non-statutory) guidance issued on 18 September 2020 concerning social care in England. The Guidance is aimed at… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Neil Allen, Sian Davies, Steve Broach Date

Covid 19: Transparency, integrity and fraud on public authorities

Public authorities are playing a central role in the Government’s response to the challenges brought about by Covid-19. Enormous sums of public money are being made available to support supplier… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Rose Grogan, Philippe Kuhn Date

LGSCO outlines good administrative practice during the response to COVID-19

The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has responded to the COVID-19 crisis by suspending all its casework activity that would have demanded information or other action by organisations falling… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Alexander Ruck Keene Date

Coronavirus and the duty to house: local authorities not obliged to provide furniture and white goods for unfurnished accommodation

A recent High Court decision has shed light on the scope of a local authority’s duty to house homeless individuals in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. In an application… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Tom van der Klugt Date

AM (Zimbabwe) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] UKSC 17

Zane Malik examines the Supreme Court’s decision changing the test that domestic court and tribunals apply when they consider claims made by foreign nationals under Article 3 of European Convention… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Zane Malik QC Date

Coronavirus legislation and interference with economic interests: A1P1 as enforceable under the Human Rights Act 1998

In this article we examine the implications of recent coronavirus legislation on protected rights under the first article of the first protocol to the ECHR (‘A1P1’) which provision applies in… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Duncan Sinclair, Ruth Keating Date

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