Judicial review consultation alert

Judicial review consultation alert

On 29 October, the policy team at the Ministry of Justice held a web chat ‘to give [those responding to the consultation] an opportunity to comment and ask questions on a proposed package of reforms governing the process of judicial review.’
Richard Mason, Deputy Director – Administrative and Civil Justice, leading on JR reforms responded to a question challenging the MoJ’s assertion regarding the rise in civil JR claims as follows:
“… There’s actually been a 27% increase in non-immigration and asylum cases - from around 2,300 in 2007 to around 3,000 in 2012…”
To test this assertion, we analysed the complete database from the Administrative Court ...

Author: PLP

Publication date: October 30 2013