Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 323 (Nov)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Sedley, Latham and Ward LJJ

Representation Philip Nathan (instructed by Sutovic & Hartigan) for the applicant.
  Angus McCullough (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
Judgment Dates: 24 November 2005


Immigration - Appeal - Immigration Appeal Tribunal - Practice - Adjournment - Tribunal refusing to adjourn hearing to allow for provision of transcript of radio interview with Secretary of State - Whether tribunal in error.

The Case

In the circumstances of the case, the Immigration Appeal Tribunal had fallen into error in refusing to allow the applicant an adjournment in order to allow for the provision of a transcript of a radio interview with the Secretary of State in which the Secretary of State discussed his policy on the return of failed asylum seeking families.

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