Judicial Review

 

DfE guidance on post-16 transport to education and training

The Department for Education (DfE) issued new post-16 transport guidance on 26 October for Local Authorities (LA). The guidance is, we suspect, as a response to problems that parents have voiced in recent months about problems with school/college transport...

Tribunal reports on 20 years of appeals

The Ministry of Justice has issued a report about the activity of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal. The report itself can be found  here  (third in the list). The report covers the period 1 September 1994 until 31 August...

Why the end of LDAs should be celebrated

The High Court has issued a decision in a Judicial Review application in a case which is potentially one of the last of its kind. The case is  R (Smieja by her father & litigation friend Smieja) v Bexley LBC  [2014] EWHC 4113 (Admin). The...

Why Judicial Review matters

There has been a  lot of debate in the news and social media about Judicial Review . This is because there a number of changes have been proposed to how Judicial Review will work. A lot of the commentary has all been rather ‘heavy’ on the...

Parliament's attack on Judicial Review continues

Judicial Review  is the process by which a member of the public can challenge a decision made by a public body which directly affects them. It is one of the central pillars of the English justice system. By way of example, I have used  Judicial...

Lords (potentially) save Judicial Review

On 21 October I wrote about the proposed changes to  Judicial Review  that the Government were advancing within the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill. Our previous article on the impact, especially for people with SEN, can be found  here . ...

Impact assessment of Criminal Justice and Courts Bill 2014

Currently working its way through Parliament is the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill 2014. As with recent ‘new’ law, this new Bill seems to bundle together what would seem to be separate issues. The Bill, if it becomes an Act, will bundle...

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James' mother, Boyes Turner client

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