Publisher Citation: [2001] All ER (D) 365 (Feb)
Court: Administrative Court

Scott Baker J

Representation Simon Cox (instructed by Lloyd & Associates) for A.
  Robin Tam (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
Judgment Dates: 28 February 2001


Immigration - Asylum seeker - Housing - Applicant living in London for eight years - Applicant's family recently arriving in UK - Secretary of State offering applicant and family accommodation outside London - Whether offer reasonable.

The Case

A court ruled on the evidence that the Secretary of State's decision to disperse an asylum seeker and his family to Nottingham had been reasonable.

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