Briefings and consultations

EU Citizens’ rights during the transition period

Download the briefing here. EU citizens rights after transition period 10-02-20…

Briefings and consultations

Coronavirus Bills Briefing

Read our briefing on the Coronavirus Bills passing through Parliament in spring 2020. Public Law Project – Coronavirus Bill 2020 Briefing_…

Briefings and consultations

Withdrawal Bill Agreement – Public Law Project Briefing

The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (WAB) has been ‘paused’ for now. The Bill may nevertheless resume progress through Parliament, possibly at short notice. The Public Law Project briefing on the Bill has brought to the attention of parliamentarians the unjustifiably broad delegated powers that the Bill will give to ministers. Such powers are a…

Briefings and consultations

UK Supreme Court intervention: Public Law Project documents

These resources relate to the Public Law Project intervention in the Supreme Court case concerning the prorogation of Parliament. Our press release concerning this case is here. The documentation supporting our interventions is below. Written submissions on behalf of the Public Law Project. Miller v PM — PLP Intervention for UKSC First witness statement of…

digital courts
Briefings and consultations, Research

PLP submission to the Justice Committee inquiry on the access to justice impacts of court and tribunal reforms

In January 2019, the Justice Committee launched an inquiry into the access to justice implications of the programme of reforms underway in Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS), including the increasing use of digital and video technology and the closures of courts and tribunal hearing centres. Below is PLP’s submission to this inquiry. PLP…

Briefings and consultations, Research

No deal, no appeal: A draft amendment to the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill:

Dr Joe Tomlinson and Byron Karemba

(Amended) PLP Briefing on Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination Bill (2019) The Public Law Project has written a briefing (attached above) for policy-makers making an argument for an amendment to be made to the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill currently before Parliament. This amendment will provide for a right of appeal to…

14 Jan 2019

Briefings and consultations, Research

Judicial review in Wales

Public Law Project and Dr Sarah Nason

Judicial Review in Wales This one of three submissions to the Commission on Justice in Wales.  The others are on digitalisation  and justice in Wales and The effects of LASPO on civil legal aid in Wales In this submission we note the following key conclusions about judicial review in Wales: • The ordinary civil (non-asylum…

6 Nov 2018

Briefings and consultations, Research

Evidence for the Commission on Justice in Wales

Dr Joe Tomlinson

Evidence for the Commission on Justice in Wales on digitalisation and justice in Wales. This is one of three submissions made by PLP to the Commission on Justice in Wales. The others concern judicial review in Wales, and the Effects of LASPO on civil legal aid in Wales. From the the report: Digitalisation in the…

6 Nov 2018

Briefings and consultations

Evidence to the Procedure Committee for its inquiry “Exiting the European Union: scrutiny of delegated legislation”

Public Law Project

PLP has submitted evidence to the House of Commons Procedure Committee’s Inquiry, “Exiting the European Union: Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation”. PLP takes no position on the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. Our work around Brexit is intended to ensure that Parliament is appropriately sovereign, the executive held to account, and the interests of…

2 Oct 2018

Briefings and consultations, Reports and reviews

PLP’s Submission to the Post-Implementation Review of LASPOA 2012

Public Law Project

This is a comprehensive response drawing on PLP’s Legal Aid Support Project covering five years of casework, litigation, research, training and policy work. PLP’s submission to the LASPO Post implementation review…

27 Sep 2018

Briefings and consultations

Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty ahead of his UK Country visit in November 2018

Public Law Project

PLP have written to the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights ahead of his UK country visit in November 2018. We have highlighted a number of areas of concern for his consideration including: Access to justice and legal aid; benefit reform and benefit sanctioning; online justice and digitisation of the courts system;…

14 Sep 2018

Briefings and consultations

Response to the Post-Implementation Review of Part II of Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

Public Law Project

This is PLP’s response to the Ministry of Justice’s Post-Implementation Review of Part II of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012(“LASPO”). You can read our response below. PLP’s response to consultation on LASPO Part II PIR call for evidence Our response also refers to our submissions to Lord Justice Jackson’s review…

24 Aug 2018