Prince Harry loses appeal to overturn ruling against his personal security in U.K

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Prince Harry loses appeal to overturn ruling against his personal security in U.K

Prince Harry has lost his bid to appeal after losing his battle with the Home Office over his personal security arrangements when he visits the UK.

 

The Duke of Sussex has also been ordered to pay 90 per cent of their legal costs for defending his challenge, which came after he was told he would no longer be given the “same degree” of publicly-funded protection when in the country.

 

Prince Harry took legal action over the February 2020 decision of the Executive Committee for the Protection of Royalty and Public Figures (Ravec) after being told he would no longer be given the “same degree” of publicly-funded protection when in the country.

 

In February, retired High Court judge Sir Peter Lane rejected the Duke’s case and concluded Ravec’s approach was not irrational nor procedurally unfair.

 

However, giving a ruling on Monday, April 15, Sir Peter said that Harry should pay most of the Home Office’s legal costs, but said the government department had committed…



Source: Linda Ikeji