*R (on the application of Coll) v Secretary of State for Justice (Howard League for Penal Reform intervening)

Prison – Release on licence. The Supreme Court, in allowing the appellant's appeal, declared that the provision of approved premises for prisoners released on licence in England and Wales by the respondent Secretary of State constituted direct discrimination against women which was unlawful, unless justified under para 26. No such justification had yet been shown by the Secretary of State.

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