Judicial review of MoJ-imposed tribunal fees

On Tuesday 16 June the Court of Appeal heard trade union UNISON’s appeal in a judicial review it had taken against the Ministry of Justice in order to challenge the imposition of fees in employment tribunal claims.

A few days earlier, on Thursday 11 June, the MoJ published a two-page paper entitled “Review of the introduction of Employment Tribunal Fees”. This, in essence, set out the terms of reference of the review of the fees introduced in July 2013 and states that “the review is expected to be completed later in the year”. 

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