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Government still on the standing warpath

O (R o.t.a) v. Secretary of State for International Development EWHC 2371 (QB) 14 July 2014  read judgment

One proposal of the Lord Chancellor on reforming judicial review last year was the narrowing of the tests for standing, namely the ability to come to court and complain about some public law unlawfulness: see, e.g. 1,116 more words

In The News

Dinner with the PM

All of us who are involved in the Timor Leste Dental Program are very excited. As all our friends and supporters are well aware, we have been looking for funding for Troopie 2, for a new compressor and for the general running of the program. 55 more words

Is Asking for Donations Right or Wrong?

Reflections and Conversations around Finding Irish Frames

Guest blog by Caroline Murphy.

(Part 1 – Read part 2 here)


The recent Finding Irish Frames report… 808 more words


The Generosity of Others

The Timor Leste Dental Program has just received another couple of generous donations.

The amount of funds raised now stands at $24730

I am humbled by the generosity of so many people, many of whom we have never met, but without whom this program could not survive. 99 more words

Comic Remedies

….Part 7  (Dictated to me by small, guest blogger/daughter.)

“My mum said that I can have the last blog where we talk about the street children in Namibia.The very last thing we did that day – on the day when all of these pictures were taken – after we gave the children all of the things that had been bought for them, was this: 549 more words

Families And Parenting

Simon Says?

Part 5

Simon didn’t say much. He didn’t have the energy to. Simon (pronounced ‘Sih-mon’ in Afrikaans) is 10 years old but weighs much less than my own 6 year old boy. 756 more words

Families And Parenting