Nationality and Borders Bill: access to justice under threat

Why recent Government amendments will undermine the fairness of the system

JR Bill under commons scrutiny today

Find out why we’re supporting Amendments to Clauses 1 and 2 of the Bill

Ombudsman finds vulnerable people locked out of legal aid

Read PLP’s response to the PHSO’s investigation

Constitutional change: how you can keep track

Stay up to date with the latest constitutional changes in Westminster

Judicial review reform: PLP’s consultation response

Public Law Project has submitted its response to the consultation, Judicial Review: Proposals for Reform. Read Public Law Project’s consultation response here. Our introduction to the consultation reminds policy-makers that judicial review exists to ensure fair and lawful public administration and promote high quality public decision-making. It ensures that the executive obeys the laws enacted

PLP contributes to Westminster Legal Policy Forum on Next Steps for Legal Aid

On 16th March 2021 the Westminster Policy Forum held a conference titled ‘Next steps for Legal Aid in England and Wales – funding, quality, access to justice and alternative sources of advice’. Dr Emma Marshall, Research Fellow at Public Law Project, attended as a keynote speaker.

Analysis: Governments cannot ignore risk of algorithmic discrimination

Writing in the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, PLP researchers Dr Joe Tomlinson and Jack Maxwell say the trend is that courts expect governments to take responsibility for identifying algorithmic discrimination, not the general public. Read: Proving algorithmic discrimination in government decision-making Public bodies in the United Kingdom increasingly are using algorithms and big data

PLP’s Briefing on Second Reading of Immigration Bill

Here is the Public Law Project’s (PLP’s) briefing ahead of the second reading on Monday  18 May in the House of Commons on the Immigration and Social Security Bill (‘the Bill’). In this briefing on the Bill, we have two key recommendations: The delegated powers as drafted in the Bill must be narrowed in order

Impact Report 2017-2019

Read about what PLP does, how we do it, and the impact we have made in the last three years. The Impact Report 2017-2019 has the facts, figures, case studies and testimonials to give you an insight into our work, across all our five focus areas. This three year report was published on PLP’s 30th

EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill: Second Reading Briefing

Public Law Project and Liberty have briefed parliamentarians ahead of the Second Reading of the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill tomorrow in the House of Commons.

UPDATE: EU citizens’ rights after a ‘no-deal’ Brexit

The November update to ‘EU citizens’ rights after a no-deal‘ is now live. Updates to this edition include: The Government statement on changes to the Immigration Rules and the Immigration (Amendment) EU Exit Regulations 2019; the phasing out of the Surinder Singh immigration route to the UK; further conditions for European Temporary Leave to Remain;

EU Citizens’ rights in the event of a no-deal Brexit

February 2020 update – EU Citizens’ rights during a ‘transition period’ The purpose of this summary is to describe the law applicable to EU nationals residing in the UK, or who arrive in the UK, up until 31 December 2020. The position is stated on the basis of the law as at 10 February 2020,