On 13 December 2013, the Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) published the report of its inquiry into the implications for access to justice of certain of the Government’s proposals to reform legal aid.
On Human Rights Day 2013, The Welsh Government announced its plans for a public consultation on proposals for a Declaration of the Rights of Older People.
The closing date for submissions to the JCHR Inquiry into the implications for access to justice of proposed judicial review reforms was 27 November 2013. EDF responded to the Inquiry’s call for evidence.
On 3 December 2013, the Ministry of Justices published a consultation paper titled ‘Court fees: Proposals for reform’. The consultation closed on 21 January 2014.
In November 2013, the Government published a full response to the 290 recommendations made by Robert Francis, following the public inquiry in to the failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.
EDF, its members, NGO observers and other organisations responded to the government consultation on further reform of Judicial Review that closed on 1 November 2013.
In July 2013, the Beyond 2011 independent working group issued an appeal to those who use official population and social statistics in the UK.
On 9 September 2013, the Ministry of Justice published ‘Fee remissions for the courts and tribunals – consultation response’.
On 17 July 2013, the JCHR published a call for evidence on ‘Human Rights Judgements’ to be subitted before 27 September 2013.
On 8 July 2013, the JCHR published a call for evidence on Protocol 15 to the European Convention on Human Rights. The call closed on 13 September 2013.