From runways at Heathrow to leaving the EU, the Government dislikes its decisions being challenged in court. Now it’s putting Judicial Review itself under the spotlight. A new IfG report asks if that’s a wise course of action. Plus, are COVID passports really our Get Out Of Corona Jail card? Will they even work? And will they be using them in Parliament?This week’s special guest is Sir Jonathan Jones, head of the government legal service from 2014 to 2020. “Good policymaking and lawful policymaking ought to be two sides of the same coin.” – Jonathan Jones“Brexit has heightened the temperature around judicial review against the Government.” - Cath Haddon“Boris Johnson himself is a big fan of COVID passports… and that means a lot.” – Raphael Hogarth“If policy on vaccine passports is flaky then that’s going to risk a serious challenge.” – Jonathan JonesPresented by Hannah White with Cath Haddon, Raphael Hogarth and Tom Sasse. Audio production by Alex Rees. Inside Briefing is a Podmasters Production for the IfG. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.