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

Prison – Prison conditions. The Administrative Court quashed the defendant Secretary of State's decision transferring the claimant serving prisoner to the central managing challenging behaviour strategy unit of a prison. On the basis of the Secretary of State's concession as to procedural errors, interference with the claimant's private life was not justified, but he was not removed from association with other prisoners, under r 45 of the Prison Rules 1999, SI 1999/728.

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