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The House of Lords and secondary legislation: Government declines to implement Strathclyde Review (for now)

The Government has today published its response to several highly critical select committee reports concerning the Strathclyde Review. That Review, prompted by the House of Lords’ opposition to secondary legislation on tax credits, was published in December 2015. The Strathclyde Review’s central … Continue reading The House of Lords and secondary legislation: Government declines to implement Strathclyde Review (for now)

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My Public Law Project Talk: ‘The Limits of Judicial Authority’

I recently addressed the Public Law Project’s 2016 Judicial Review Trends and Forecasts Conference on the subject of ‘The Limits of Judicial Authority’. In my talk, I examined the notion of ‘judicial constitution-making’, with particular reference to the role played by the … Continue reading My Public Law Project Talk: ‘The Limits of Judicial Authority’

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Critical reflections on the High Court’s judgment in R (Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

By Mark Elliott and Hayley J Hooper The judgment of the High Court in R (Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union [2016] EWHC 2768 (Admin), decided on 3 November 2016, has been subjected to astonishing and wholly … Continue reading Critical reflections on the High Court’s judgment in R (Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union