R (on the application of Cummings) v Secretary of State for Justice

Prison – Prison conditions. The Administrative Court dismissed the claimant serving prisoner's application for judicial review of the decision to maintain his status as category A prisoner. Fairness had not had required an oral hearing in the light of the facts of the case and the importance of what had been at stake, and there was no convincing evidence that the claimant's risk of reoffending, if unlawfully at large, had significantly reduced.

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