R (on the application of Hawke and another) v Secretary of State for Justice

Prison – Removal of prisoner from one prison to another. The Administrative Court dismissed the claimants' application for judicial review of the defendant Secretary of State's refusal to transfer the husband to a category B local or short-term prison which was reasonably accessible to the disabled wife. Although there had been breach of the public sector equality duty, s 31(2A) and (2B) of the Senior Courts Act 1981 precluded the court from making a declaration to that effect.

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