Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 252 (Mar)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Burton J

Representation Stephanie Harrison (instructed by Tindlewoods) for the claimant.
  Gemma White (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 14 March 2002

Catchwords

Immigration - Refugee - Asylum - Asylum seeker's solicitor failing to lodge statement of evidence in time - Asylum seeker failing to explain reasons for that failure - Secretary of State dismissing application on grounds of non compliance - Asylum seeker appealing to special adjudicator - Secretary of State subsequently considering claimant's statement of evidence, but upholding earlier decision - Claimant seeking judicial review of Secretary of State's failure to grant him interview - Whether Secretary of State obliged to grant asylum seeker interview.

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