Holownia v Secretary of State for The Home Department: Admn 3 Apr 2019

Quantum of damages for admitted unlawful detention of the Claimant. The Claimant is one of a number of individuals who are part of a cohort of European Economic Area ‘rough sleeper’ cases. He was unlawfully detained pursuant to the Defendant’s policy of issuing removal papers to, and detaining, EEA nationals who were alleged to be homeless and therefore not exercising Treaty rights pursuant to the Immigration (EEA) Regulations 2006


[2019] EWHC 794 (Admin)




Immigration (EEA) Regulations 2006


England and Wales

Torts – Other, Immigration, Damages

Updated: 14 June 2022; Ref: scu.635269