Upper Tribunal can review Home Office decisions made concerning Scottish residents
The Upper Tribunal’s jurisdiction to decide an application for Judicial Review is not affected by the applicant’s being in Scotland. The Tribunal will, however, consider issues of forum non conveniens if it is suggested that its jurisdiction should not be exercised.
Not sure that the Scottish judiciary will be terribly pleased about this. Some reactions on Twitter:
— Darren Stevenson (@HC395) August 12, 2016