B, Regina (on The Application of) v The Secretary of State for The Home Department: Admn 12 Apr 2016

Judicial review raising issues about the definition of human trafficking and its application to the claimant; the relationship between the Dublin Regulation for the return of asylum seekers within the EU on the one hand and international human trafficking instruments, Article 4 of the European Convention on Human Rights (‘ECHR’) and the Secretary of State’s policies on the other; and whether the claimant and her child ought to be returned to Italy in light of conditions there, an assurance by the Italian authorities about how families will be treated on return, and a pending appeal on returns to Italy under the Dublin Regulation.

Cranston J
[2016] EWHC 786 (Admin)
European Convention on Human Rights 4

Immigration, Human Rights

Leading Case

Updated: 02 November 2021; Ref: scu.562129