|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 1381|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Lord Woolf MR and Chadwick LJ
|Representation||Nicholas Blake QC and Stephen Simblet (instructed by Wilson & Co) for the claimants.|
|Melanie Hall (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Home Office.|
|Judgment Dates:||6 December 1999|
Practice - Striking out - Pleading - Claimants alleging breach of duty of care - Judge striking out part of claim relating to breach of duty of care - Judge finding insufficient proximity between claimants and defendant - Whether judge correct to strike out pleading.