1. ‘Judicial review of executive action is an essential process in a constitutional democracy

founded on the rule of law.’ (Anthony Bradley and Keith Ewing, 2007) Discuss.

2. Tanzil is 20 years old. He never completed his General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) exams. He works for the UK Border Agency as a baggage handler. The management of the airport where Tanzil works sent him a brief letter advising him that very serious allegations had been made about him, and that he would have to attend a disciplinary hearing to answer the accusations. The hearing was scheduled five days after Tanzil received the letter. Tanzil was not told what the accusations were. At the day of the hearing, a legal representative accompanied Tanzil. But the chair of the hearing, Boris, refused to allow Tanzil’s representative to attend or participate in the hearing.

During the hearing, Tanzil was told that ‘a number of witnesses’ had reported seeing him steal from passengers’ luggage during the course of his duties, and that this was a very serious offence that justified the immediate termination of his employment. Tanzil was surprised by these allegations. When he asked to question the witnesses, Boris refused his request and said: ‘We should get this done without any dither or delay.’ After a brief hearing,