R (S) v Secretary of State for Justice

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
R (S) v Secretary of State for Justice
Issue: Whether a decision not to follow a prison recommendation to downgrade a prisoner from Category A to Category B was rational or adequately reasoned; whether there should have been an oral hearing before the recommendation was rejected.
Court: Administrative Court
Reference:   C0/5000/2009
Neutral Citation:   [2009] EWHC 2168 (Admin)
Judge(s): HHJ Waksman QC (sitting as a Judge of the High Court)
Date: 9 July 2009