Policy briefings and submissions

Digital support for HMCTS reformed services

Jo Hynes

There is a global trend towards the adoption of digital ways of working in justice systems. Working to shorter timescales than smaller digitalisation programmes undertaken in other countries, the UK’s ongoing digital transformation of courts and tribunals is particularly ambitious. Meanwhile, the COVID-19 pandemic has served to accelerate this work and has brought to the…

14 May 2021

Policy briefings and submissions

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 by…

Policy briefings and submissions

Legal Aid for immigration – bring it back

Public Law Project has published a paper on why policy-makers should bring immigration law back into scope for legal aid. The publication of this research coincides with the Government’s open consultation on its ‘New Plan for Immigration’. It demonstrates that to be effective, the ‘new legal advice offer’ contained within that plan, must include bringing…

Policy briefings and submissions

PLP’s submission to the Independent Human Rights Act Review

You can now read PLP’s submission to the Independent Human Rights Act Review.…

3 Mar 2021

Policy briefings and submissions

What is the law that will apply to EU nationals at the end of the Brexit transition period?

The purpose of this summary is to describe the law applicable to EU nationals[1] residing in the UK, or who arrive in the UK, after the end of the Brexit transition period. The position is stated on the basis of the law (including domestic primary and secondary legislation as well as retained EU law) and…

22 Dec 2020

Policy briefings and submissions

PLP’s submission to the Independent Review of Administrative Law

You can now read PLP’s submission to the Independent Review of Administrative Law.…

21 Oct 2020

Policy briefings and submissions

Statement on the Independent Review of Administrative Law process

You can now read our statement on the Independent Review of Administrative Law process.…

20 Oct 2020

Policy briefings and submissions

House of Lords UK Internal Market Briefing Bill

In this briefing we highlight three key areas of concern with the Bill, as they relate to PLP’s areas of expertise: (a) The introduction of delegated powers which purport to authorise Ministers to act in contravention of domestic and international law; (b) The insufficient Parliamentary scrutiny provided by Clause 56(4); and (c) The attempt to…

19 Oct 2020

Policy briefings and submissions

Coronavirus Bills Briefing

Read our briefing on the Coronavirus Bills passing through Parliament in spring 2020.…

31 Mar 2020

Policy briefings and submissions

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 anniversary fundraising…

5 Mar 2020

Policy briefings and submissions

EU citizens’ rights in the transition period

Alexandra Sinclair

The purpose of this briefing is to describe the law applicable to EU nationals[1] residing in the UK, or who arrive in the UK, up until 31 December 2020. [1] Save where indicated otherwise, this includes nationals of EEA states and the family members of EU and EEA nationals, to the extent that they have…

10 Feb 2020

Policy briefings and submissions

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. Read PLP’s briefing here.…

23 Oct 2020