Early release policy did not fall under the ECHR, art 14
Bristow v Secretary of State for Justice & Anor  EWCA Civ 1170
- Related Member(s):
- Hugh Southey QC
- Related Practice Area(s):
- Human Rights
- Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
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.