Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of OLETUNDE ADETORO) (Claimant) v SECRETARY OF STATE FOR JUSTICE (Defendant) & PAROLE BOARD (Interested Party) (2012)

PUBLISHED September 26, 2012

[2012] EWHC 2576 (Admin)

Where the secretary of state had given a decision accepting the Parole Board's recommendation that a Category A prisoner should be moved to open conditions, he could not thereafter issue a different decision, absent any change in circumstances or any new evidence, without inviting submissions from those affected.

QBD (Admin) (Judge Gilbart QC)