|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 149 (Jul)|
|Court:||Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court (London)|
Keith Lindblom QC sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court (judgment delivered extempore)
|Representation||Roger Pezzani (instructed by Inyama and Co) for the claimant.|
|Gemma White (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.|
|Judgment Dates:||14 July 2009|
Mental health - Prisoner - Transfer to hospital - Secretary of State refusing transfer of prisoner to less secure hospital - Ageing claimant convicted of serious violent and sexual offences - Claimant suffering from psychopathic personality disorder and detained in high security hospital - Responsible clinicians recommending transfer to medium security hospital - Secretary of State refusing transfer as necessary to protect public from harm - Whether Secretary of State entitled to depart from recommendation's of clinicians - Whether decision of Secretary of State rational - , -.