Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 409 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2005] EWHC 2720 (Admin)
Court: Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)

Calvert Smith J

Representation Sonali Naik (instructed by Dexter Montague & Partners, Reading) for the claimant.
  Steven Kovats (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
Judgment Dates: 4 November 2005


Immigration - Asylum seeker - Failed asylum seeker - Exceptional leave to remain - Secretary of State refusing exceptional leave to remain - Whether Secretary of State in error.

The Case

The claimant was granted declaratory relief that he should, in June 2001, have been granted exceptional leave to remain in view of the Secretary of State's then practice in respect of failed Rwandan asylum seekers.

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