Immigration detention

HMP Woodhill Judicial Review to be heard on Friday 7 April 2017

The High Court is to hear a Judicial Review challenge of HMP Woodhill and Secretary of State for Justice (SSJ) on 7 April 2017.

The hearing follows the High Court granting permission to the Claimants to challenge and force the Defendants (Governor of HMP Woodhill and SSJ) to take robust and immediate action to prevent the high levels of suicide at the prison.

More information about this claim is available here.

The Claimants are represented by Jo Eggleton of DPG and Adam Straw and Edward Fitzgerald QC of Doughty Street Chambers.