The purpose of sending this document to the Attorney General and Treasury Solicitors is to ensure that I can demonstrate that I took reasonable steps in all the circumstances to allow Mr. Grieve to rescind his decision without having to lodge papers seeking leave for a Judicial Review of his decision.
Given Mr. Grieve's intransigence thus far I'm not optimistic that he will reverse his decision.
Perhaps Mr. Grieve should consider the wisdom of the phrase, "When you're in a hole, stop digging."?
The full text of Draft 1 of the Statement of Case follows below: