November, 2016

Ministry of Justice axes 500% rise in fees for immigration tribunals

Rises of up to 500% in immigration tribunal fees have been dropped in an abrupt U-turn by the Ministry of Justice.

Following overwhelming opposition in a public consultation to the scheme that would have raised up to £34m a year, all the increases have been abandoned and the department will undertake a more extensive review of fees.

In a surprise written parliamentary statement, Sir Oliver Heald, the minister responsible for courts and justice, said that from Friday all applicants would be charged at previous fee levels and those who had paid the increases would be reimbursed.

Read more at: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/nov/25/ministry-of-justice-scraps-500-rises-in-immigration-tribunal-fees

*The above article was extracted from: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/nov/25/ministry-of-justice-scraps-500-rises-in-immigration-tribunal-fees


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