Outsourced public services lack oversight, accountability and transparency risking people’s rights, says new JUSTICE report 

June 11, 2024

A landmark report out today finds that current government contracting across local and central government fails to protect the rights of individual service users. Some local authorities, are outsourcing medical assessments to determine individuals’ vulnerability in the context of homelessness applications, without even a basic written contract.   One third of all public spending – around […]

Statement on Sam Hallam & Victor Nealon

Grand Chamber dismisses application, but recognises devastating impact of wrongful conviction Today, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights held that the test for compensation introduced in 2014 (Section 133(1ZA) of the Criminal Justice Act 1988) is compatible with Article 6 (2) of the European Convention of Human Rights. The case was […]