Glasgow Corporation v Central Land Board: HL 12 Dec 1955

The House asked how far the public interest is allowed to outweigh the interest of the individual so that, though the appellants’ challenge of the respondents’ actings can only be satisfactorily disposed of after it is known what the respondents in fact did, yet the documents necessary to that end are protected from disclosure upon the plea of public interest.


[1955] UKHL 7, 1956 SLT 41, [1956] JPL 442, 1956 SC (HL) 1





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CitedCherry, Reclaiming Motion By Joanna Cherry QC MP and Others v The Advocate General SCS 11-Sep-2019
(First Division, Inner House) The reclaimer challenged dismissal of her claim for review of the recent decision for the prorogation of the Parliament at Westminster.
Held: Reclaim was granted. The absence of reasons allowed the court to infer . .
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