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Nov
2012

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By Frances Harper

David Cameron plans clampdown on judicial reviews

On 02, Nov 2012 | In Latest News | By Frances Harper

David Cameron at CBI conference (Judicial Reviews)

PM says many applications are ‘completely pointless’, but lawyers and environment campaigners say move is misguided

The plans to reduce access to judicial review initially appeared to apply only to planning cases,  but in a speech to the CBI Cameron went much further, saying the reforms would affect all types of cases,  mainly by raising fees and imposing tighter time limits for applications.