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The Secretary of State had prerogative power to exclude an individual who had been deprived of British citizenship on conducive grounds. Further, there is no right of re-entry to the United Kingdom, especially where it would likely frustrate the decision to remove the individual.
19 July 2011
(1) The Claimant was born in Sudan. His wife and child held Sudanese passports. He was naturalised as a British citizen in 2000. On 14 June 2010, the Secretary of State made an order depriving the Claimant of British citizenship on the grounds that it would be conducive to the public good to do so. In reaching this decision, the Secretary of State had relied upon the Security Service assessing that the Claimant was involved in terrorism related activities, and had links to a number of Islamic extremists.
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