This new guide takes you through the Parliamentary process and details how Z2K – an organisation providing practical help for vulnerable debtors – tried to influence the outcome of the Welfare Reform Bill so that the legislation took into account the needs of their client group, which may be useful for your members.
Plain English briefings on judicial review reform
PLP has developed Plain English briefings on judicial review reform Judicial review is the legal mechanism by which unfair and unlawful decisions made by public bodies can be challenged. Claims can be brought by individuals or groups who are affected by the decision. Examples of the kinds of decisions that may be subject to judicial review are:
- Decisions by local authorities to close down libraries, hospitals, care homes, advice centres or disabled people’s services
- Decisions by the Department of Health to limit the availability of particular types of medical treatment, such as new cancer drugs
- Decisions by the police or CPS not to investigate or prosecute allegations of domestic abuse, sexual assault or forced marriage
The Public Law Project has developed plain English briefings about judicial review. The briefings are available at: http://www.publiclawproject.
This work was funded by Trust for London and other independent funders.
More information about the Public Law Project is available at: http://www.publiclawproject.
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