Nov 25, 2020
Welsh Government to consult on changes to how alleged misconduct by senior officers in local government is tackled
The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on changes to how alleged misconduct of senior officers working in local authorities in Wales is dealt with.
Nov 24, 2020
A judge in the Administrative Court has rejected arguments that claims in relation to Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) ‘exit credits’ was brought out of time.
Nov 23, 2020
LLG (Lawyers in Local Government) and ALACE (the Association of Local Authority Chief Executives and Senior Managers) have formally launched judicial review proceedings in a bid to quash the Exit Payment Cap Regulations.
Nov 19, 2020
Senior managers at the London Borough of Croydon face investigation and potential disciplinary action as the council tries to extricate itself from a financial crisis.
Nov 11, 2020
Outgoing Commissioner for Public Appointments fires warning shot over growing political bias in appointments
Political bias in public appointments in increasing and has infuriated chairs of the bodies involved, Peter Riddell, the Commissioner for Public Appointments, has said.
Nov 04, 2020
Good Law Project and Runnymede Trust send pre-action letter over appointment of head of National Institute for Health Protection
The Good Law Project is seeking to raise £100,000 for a legal challenge to the appointment of Baroness Harding to head the National Institute for Health Protection.
Oct 29, 2020
The Information Commissioner’s Office has published detailed guidance on how organisations should deal with subject access requests (SARs) “effectively and efficiently”. Ibrahim Hasan looks at the key points.
Oct 27, 2020
LLG warns on erosion of rule of law, attacks inclusion of ‘pension strain’ in calculation of exit payment cap
LLG has said it is “growing increasingly disturbed by the erosion of the rule of law, the nibbling away at one of the fundamental principles that underpins democracy”.
Oct 23, 2020
LLG and chief executive groups send Treasury pre-action letter over making of regulations for exit payment cap
LLG and organisations representing chief executives and senior managers in local government have issued a pre-action protocol letter to HM Treasury over what they say are “significant legal flaws” in the proposed regulations for the exit payment cap and the process by which they have been brought thus far.
Oct 21, 2020
ICO moves to provide clarity in subject access requests on ‘stopping the clock’, manifestly excessive requests, and charges
The Information Commissioner’s Office has published detailed guidance on how organisations should deal with subject access requests (SARs) “effectively and efficiently”.