Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2009] All ER (D) 168 (Jul)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court (London)

Dobbs J (judgment delivered extempore)

Representation Shivani Jegarajah (instructed by K Ravi Solicitors) for the claimant.
  Lisa Busch (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
Judgment Dates: 16 July 2009


Immigration - Asylum seeker - Arrangements for removal - Claimant applying for asylum - Application refused by Secretary of State - Claimant appealing - Claimant's further representations being rejected by Secretary of State - Whether Secretary of State erring.

The Case

Immigration Asylum seeker. Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court (London): An application by the claimant for judicial review of the defendant Secretary of State's decision to reject his asylum claim on the basis it was irrational was dismissed as the Secretary of State had set out his findings, considered the evidence put before him and dealt with all the relevant matters cogently.

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