Case Law: Strasbourg, Hoon v United Kingdom, Geoff Hoon sting case fails in Strasbourg – David Hart QC

5 12 2014

Geoff HoonOn 13 November 2014, the Fourth Section published its decision in the case of Hoon v. United Kingdom. Most people’s political memories are short, but we may recall Geoff Hoon’s exquisite discomfiture when he was duped by a journalist, and then criticised by a Parliamentary Committee for his conduct in trying to drum up work.  Still piqued, he complained of his treatment to Strasbourg, but, as we shall see, to no avail. Read the rest of this entry »