Judicial Review Litigation as an Incentive to Change in Local Authority Public Services in England and Wales

Platt, Lucinda; Sunkin, Maurice; Calvo, Kerman
July 2010
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Jul2010 Supplement 2, Vol. 20 Issue suppl_2, pi243
Academic Journal
The article discusses the relationships between the judicial review and the quality of the local government services in Great Britain as an incentive to change the latter. It states that the results of the initial comprehensive quantitative study on its relationships have found that judicial review litigation contributes positively to the local governments of England and Wales however, it cannot be fully understood through incentives. It mentions that the judicial review promotes the central values of the public administration's ethos and helps officials in solving tensions among individual and collective justice under their responsibilities.


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