Regina (Gazer) v Secretary of State for the Home Department: CA 17 Dec 2004

The applicant, an asylum seeker had been placed in the dispersal programme. He complained that where he was sent he would be likely to be subject to harm from the local population. He said this should have been considered by the respondent. He had been moved to Glasgow and subjected to threats and violence.
Held: The respondent exercised a wide discretion in the manner of implementing the policy, and used by the National Asylum Support Service. He was not required to undertake specific enquiries of the sort requested.


Laws LJ, Carnwath LJ, Elias J


Times 23-Dec-2004


England and Wales


CitedThe Secretary of State for the Home Department v Limbuela, Tesema, Adam CA 21-May-2004
The appellant brought in policies which denied to asylum claimants who had failed to declare their status immediately upon entry, any shelter or support or the right to work. They were to be left to starve on the streets if they so wished. He . .
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Updated: 30 May 2022; Ref: scu.221708