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decision making in the age of austerity and political uncertainty – hear from Charlotte Harpin and Matthew Alderton

17 May 2019

With public bodies required to make decisions in an uncertain political climate and against the backdrop of ongoing austerity measures, Charlotte Harpin and Matthew Alderton, public law and information lawyers, outline a range of cases that look at some of the legal challenges concerning consultation, equality duties and freedom of information requests.  

Charlotte and Matthew look at a wide range of case studies including a bakery in Northern Ireland who were challenged under the Equality Act for being discriminatory and a request for the release of the Brexit impact studies. Watch the full highlights video to hear more about the outcome of the court’s decision.

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Charlotte Harpin

Charlotte Harpin

Senior Associate (New Zealand Qualified)

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