Owl reported all these cases as the happened but it is useful to see them all in one place.
Consultation is going to have to mean consultation!
Four JR judgments in fifteen days with profound implications for public consultations! Almost every current public consultation – or those under preparation might be affected by one or more of these important judgments.
- Kohler v Mayor of London: Misjudging the requirements for response analysis – Judge not impressed.</li
- Buckingham v NHS Corby: Advised they didn’t need to consult – the Judge disagreed.
- KE v Bristol City Council: Big cuts in budget consultations needs better, more thorough consultation – Judge decides.
- Law Society v Lord Chancellor: Failure to disclose flawed statistical methodology – Judge unsympathetic.