R (Feakings) v Secretary of State for the Environment [2004]

Facts

  • Feakings, a farmer, bought a claim over how the ashes of his cattle should be disposed of following their slaughter as part of the Foot and Mouth disease crisis

Issue

  • Did the farmer have sufficient interest in the claim

Decision

  • No, permission denied

Reasoning

  • Must have a proper motive from bringing a judicial review claim
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