The who, what and how of judicial review explained

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Compact Voice have published a new briefing on understanding judicial review procedures.
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The briefing explains, in clear, jargon-free language, what judicial review is and how it works in practice. Judicial review is the process by which the courts examine the lawfulness of a public authority’s decision.

"Voluntary sector is part of the solution" - Compact Voice, NAVCA and ACEVO

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Compact Voice, ACEVO and NAVCA have written to the leader of every local authority in England, reminding them of the value of the voluntary and community sector and of local Compact commitments.
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The letter can be read in full here.

DWP internal Compact awards celebrate partnership working

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The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) recently organised an internal Compact Awards to celebrate good practice in partnership working within the department.
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The Awards received over 30 nominations, which celebrated partnerships developed by different DWP teams from across the country, and voluntary and community organisations.