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Early release policy did not fall under the ECHR, art 14

Published:

Re: Bristow v Secretary of State for Justice & Anor [2015] EWCA Civ 1170

The appellant alleged that the early release policy applicable to him as a repatriated prisoner who had not committed a violent or sexual offence was discriminatory and breached ECHR, art 14, while also violating art 5. The Court dismissed the appeal.

Hugh Southey QC was involved in this case.