|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 252 (Mar)|
|Representation||Stephanie Harrison (instructed by Tindlewoods) for the claimant.|
|Gemma White (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||14 March 2002|
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.