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Benefit Sanctions: Claimant commitments COVID-19 update

To help Universal Credit claimants to make better sense of what could be expected of them during the Covid 19 period, PLP has added a short series of FAQs to our www.claimantcommitments.co.uk microsite. As of early April, roughly one million people have claimed Universal Credit due to the coronavirus outbreak. The DWP has not currently suspended sanctions, so…

6 Apr 2020

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PLP is recruiting

Will you join our award-winning and thriving team of public lawyers? We are looking for one or two capable and ambitious lawyers to litigate public law cases and meaningfully contribute to our casework team. We invite applications from anyone who meets the job description, but are thinking that one or two 0-3 year qualified solicitors…

31 Mar 2020

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Administrative Court new guidance

UPDATED: 07/04/2020 We are publishing this guidance to assist users of the administrative court. The guidance has been circulated to the Administrative Court Users’ Group but has not yet been published online by the Administrative Court. The guidance has been updated through April 6th. Read the guidance here.…

30 Mar 2020

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Immigration Bail: reporting conditions suspended

The Home Office issued a notice on the gov.uk website (24 March) that immigration bail reporting conditions have been temporarily suspended while it reviews how frequently people should report during the COVID-19 pandemic. This follows letters from Migrants Organise and Helen Bamber Foundation that set out the pressing public health reasons for the immediate suspension of reporting conditions. PLP…

26 Mar 2020

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PLP Coronavirus update: Let’s stay in touch

Coronavirus: Here are PLP’s priorities, what we are doing right now, and how we can support each other…

24 Mar 2020