In June 2014, the EHRC launched an inquiry into the non-natural deaths of adults with mental health conditions who die while being detained by the state.
On 5 February 2014, the Ministry of Justice published the Government response to the consultation ‘Judicial review: proposals for further reform’.
EDF members and other NGOs responded to the Council of Europe consultation on reform of the system of the European Convention on Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights.
The Council of Europe is currently seeking people’s views on the longer-term future of the European Convention on Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights. Our partner, the British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR), has produced a briefing to explain the consultation, provide background information on the Convention and Court, how to respond, why your voice …
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.