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SSJ/PB Independence Challenge by APL Member Firm Swain & Co.

On 26 July 2018 APL Member firm Swain & Co. have issued a claim for judicial review alleging that the Parole Board is not sufficiently independent to meet the requirements of a court, and seeking an order staying the current Chair recruitment process.

Former head of the Parole Board Nick Hardwick provided a witness statement to assist the challenge.

A hearing has been listed on 26th July 2018 to consider interim relief and permission.