Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2009] All ER (D) 04 (Aug)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court (London)

Maurice Kay LJ (judgment delivered extempore)

Representation Paul Turner (instructed by Nag and Co) for the claimant.
  Sarah Hannett (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
Judgment Dates: 31 July 2009


Citizenship - United Kingdom citizenship - Entitlement - Claimant having numerous convictions for offences of deception and fraud in UK - Claimant deported to Ghana - Claimant returning to UK with British passport in different name - Claimant continuing with criminal career - Secretary of State seeking to deport claimant to Ghana - Whether claimant was UK citizen - .

The Case

Citizenship United Kingdom citizenship. Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court (London): The Secretary of State had proved that the claimant was not a citizen of the United Kingdom despite the fact that the claimant had a British passport and had claimed to be the person named in that passport.

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