The victims’ challenge, supported by to the decision of the Parole Board to direct John Worboys’ release, and not to provide reasons, will be heard next Wednesday 7 February 2018. On 16 January 2018 Supperstone J stayed Worboys’ release pending a hearing. The hearing on Wednesday will consider matters including whether to order the disclosure of the Board’s reasoning, and to continue the stay on release. For more information, please see here.
Phillippa Kaufmann QC & Nick Armstrong are acting for the victims and are instructed by Birnberg Peirce.