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Local Government weekly highlights—6 September 2018

Published on: 06 September 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Local Government weekly highlights—6 September 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Judicial Review
  • The importance of public consultation in the public sector decision-making process
  • Denial of widowed parent’s allowance to cohabitant discriminatory (In the matter of an application by Siobhan McLaughlin for Judicial Review)
  • High Court disapplies nomination rule for cohabitee’s survivor’s pension (R (on the application of Elmes) v Essex County Council)
  • Healthcare
  • Impact of modernising legislation: Nursing and Midwifery (Amendment) Order 2018
  • Data shows quarter of nursing students quit studies before graduation
  • R (on the application of Pharmaceutical Service Negotiating Committee) v Secretary of State for Health; National Pharmacy Association v Secretary of State for Health
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Local Government highlights features analysis of the emerging importance of consultation in public sector decision making in Judicial Review applications together with case analysis of two significant recent Judicial Review decisions (the Supreme Court NI decision in McLaughlin and the High Court decision of Elmes v Essex County Council applying another NI Supreme Court decision). It also includes analysis of the Nursing and Midwifery (Amendment) Order 2018, details of a proposed new visa scheme for international graduates, together with news, case reports and other analysis on governance, financial enforcement, Social Housing, Social Care planning and environment updates. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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