Day: 9 November 2017

Migrants’ Rights Network challenge data sharing agreement

Migrants’ Rights Network (MRN) have issued a an application for judicial review of a data sharing agreement between the Secretary of State for Health and the Secretary of State for the Home Department. The agreement permits the sharing of patient data held by GPs with the immigration authorities. MRN alleges that the agreement infringes Articles […]

Government agency apologises to child sex abuse victim for refusing claim

The government’s victim compensation agency has issued an apology to a child sex abuse victim for refusing him compensation on the grounds that he consented to the assaults. The man has now been told he is eligible for compensation after his application had originally been rejected by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA). The apology […]