||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 139 (Aug)
|| EWHC 2501 (Admin)
||Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court (London)
Charles George QC sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court (judgment delivered extempore)
||Leonie Hirst (instructed by Deighton Pierce Glynn) for the claimant.
||Holly Stout (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
||20 August 2012
Immigration - Detention - Unlawful detention - Claimant seeking leave to remain - Claimant suffering severe mental illness - Claimant being detained at immigration removal centres - Claimant's mental illness not being properly managed during detention - Claimant seeking damages for wrongful detention - Claimant submitting Secretary of State breaching policy with regard to detention and temporary release - Whether detention lawful - Equality Act 2020, s 149 - European Convention on Human Rights, arts 3, 8.
Immigration Detention. The Administrative Court held that the detention of the claimant in immigration removal centres when he had been suffering from a severe mental illness but had not had that illness properly medicated or maintained during his detention, had amounted to a breach of the Secretary of State's policy with regard to detention, had been a breach of of the Equality Act 2010 and had breached the claimant's rights under arts3 and 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
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