Regina v Secretary of State for the Home Department ex parte Creamer and Scholey: QBD 1992

‘A prisoner’s right to make representations is largely valueless unless he knows the case against him and secret, unchallengeable reports which may contain damaging inaccuracies and which result in continuing loss of liberty are, or should be, anathema in a civilised, democratic society.’


Rose LJ


Unreported, 1992


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedLord, Regina (on the Application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department Admn 1-Sep-2003
The claimant was a category A prisoner serving a sentence of life imprisonment for murder. He sought the reasons for his categorisation as a Class A prisoner. Unhappy at the disclosure made, he sought information under the 1998 Act. It was argued . .
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Updated: 14 October 2022; Ref: scu.186288