Olympics: Judge rules government doesn’t need to consult before placing missiles on roofs of peoples’ homes

Chris Nineham, who has helped lead the campaign against government plans to deploy missiles on peoples’ homes, outside the Royal Courts of Justice before the hearing

THE High Court refused residents’ permission to challenge government plans to site missiles on the roof of their block of flats today dismissing the need for them to be consulted first and that fears of an attack were unjustified.

Residents at Fred Wigg Tower, in Leytonstone, East London, brought the action claiming the move would infringe their right to a private life and peaceful enjoyment of their home under the Human Rights Act.

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