Prince Harry Granted Right to Appeal High Court Ruling on UK Police Protection

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Prince Harry Granted Right to Appeal High Court Ruling on UK Police Protection

Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, has been granted permission to appeal a High Court ruling that dismissed his challenge regarding the level of police protection he receives in the United Kingdom. The ruling, issued in February, had upheld the Home Office’s decision to alter the extent of his personal security during visits to the UK.

Prince Harry Granted Right To Appeal High Court Ruling On UK Police Protection

Background

Prince Harry Granted Right To Appeal High Court Ruling On UK Police Protection

Prince Harry, who now resides in California with his family, had contested the Home Office’s decision, arguing that he was unfairly targeted and treated less favourably. The change in security status meant that he would no longer receive the same taxpayer-funded personal security level during his visits to the UK.

Prince Harry Granted Right To Appeal High Court Ruling On UK Police Protection

Legal Challenge

Prince Harry Granted Right To Appeal High Court Ruling On UK Police Protection

The Duke of Sussex’s legal team contended that he had been “singled out” and faced unequal treatment. However, the High Court ruled that the decision to modify his security arrangements was neither unlawful nor irrational. Furthermore, the court found no evidence of procedural unfairness in the process.

Prince Harry Granted Right To Appeal High Court Ruling On UK Police Protection

Appeal Granted

In a recent development, Prince Harry has been given the green light to appeal this ruling. The appeal process will allow for a reexamination of the case, and the court will consider whether there are grounds to overturn the initial decision.

Public Interest

The case has drawn significant public interest, given Prince Harry’s high profile and his transition from a senior member of the British royal family to a private citizen living abroad. The outcome of the appeal could have implications for the level of security provided to other members of the royal family during their visits to the UK.

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