Hoareau (Appellant 1) and Bancoult (Appellant 2) –v- The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

Monday 8th July 2019

Application for permission to appeal the Order of the Divisional Court that dismissed both claims for judicial review.

The Divisional Court dismissed the challenge against the Defendant’s decisions not to permit resettlement of the Chagos Islands and grant £40 million to the Chagos Islanders who currently live in the UK, Mauritius and the Seychelles.

Read the full lower court Judgment.

To view hearing:

Part 1

Part 2