12 July 2013 #Employment
The Scottish Court of Session has declined to grant any declaration concerning tribunal fees until a full hearing can take place. The case is relevant to England and Wales as the Lord Chancellor has conceded that a ruling by the Court of Session will bind the whole of the UK, not just Scotland.
As regards the related separate case in England, the judge agreed yesterday to expedite the judicial review hearing.
The Government has made three concessions in open court in the Scottish case:-