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Land Reform in Review - Aberdeen Symposium

The King once suggested that we might all benefit from a little less conversation and a little more action. As is well known, the King in question was… 2,625 more words

Land Reform

Too Many Successful Appeals - Down With the ECHR, says Home Secretary

Britain’s Daily Mail (whose anti immigration stance is often the talking point amongst immigration lawyers) reported this week that Britain must pull out of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) so that it may pursue the government’s aim of deporting more foreign criminals. 295 more words




August 8, 2014

Fantastic! This was a tricky case, massive argument, and I had to go all the way to Newport to do it, so its very gratifying to hear the FTT allowed this appeal. 19 more words


The European Court of Human Rights - More bluster from our 'Government'

The following article was recently sent to me by Professor Tim Congdon CBE, former economics spokesman of UKIP (Pictured below)

It is reproduced here with his kind permission… 778 more words

The European Union (EU)

Defence of Illegality Inapplicable to Trafficked Nigerian Woman’s Discrimination Claim Says Supreme Court

Hounga v Allen & Anor UKSC 47 (30 July 2014)

“A small claim generates an important point”, said the Supreme Court in this intriguing case regarding the circumstances in which the defence of illegality should defeat a complaint by an employee that an employer has discriminated against her by dismissing her in breach of… 3,294 more words


Prisoner voting

After a decade of argument, the European court of human rights #ECHR has decided that the 10 prisoners denied the vote should not be paid compensation for the infringement of their article 3 rights to vote.  196 more words


Digital by default?

As some of you may know, I have real concerns about the way in which DWP try and shoehorn EVERYONE into using computers in respect of claimant jobsearches, form completion etc. 726 more words