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Discretion – William Flack Blog

Re Findlay [1985] AC 318

Summary The Home Secretary changed his policy on the use of his discretionary power to release serious offenders on parole, so that prisoners who had committed especially heinous crimes would stay in prison longer. Four prisoners challenged the decision on the grounds (among others) that the view of the Parole Board was a relevant consideration ... Read more

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