*R (on the application of P) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and another and other cases

Police – Disclosure of information. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, considered a number of appeals involving individuals with previous criminal convictions/cautions/reprimands, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, the Chief Constable of Surrey Police and the Secretaries of State for Justice and the Home Department. A number of determinations were made in relation to the statutory scheme in relation to the disclosure of convictions and the retention in individual cases by the police of caution, reprimands and other material, and whether the revised scheme complies with art 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights.

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