R (SP) v SSJ [2009] EWHC 13 (Admin)

The requirements of Article 2 concerning an investigation into the treatment of the claimant while she was serving a sentence of detention in a young offender institution.


Interestingly, while the prisoner was being treated in a general hospital for the consequences of her self harming she obtained an injunction preventing her return to the prison estate - she was shortly transferred to Rampton under s47 as suffering from personality disorder.


Hearing dates: 10 and 11 December 2008

Judgment: 19 January 2009

Before: Pitchford J

Ian Wise (instructed by The Howard League for Penal Reform) for the Claimant

Nigel Giffin QC and Amy Rogers (instructed by Treasury Solicitor) for the Defendant

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