Mr Sutherland, 19, from Dulwich, south London, who launched the legal challenge two years ago, said: "I feel very happy. It's been very much worthwhile." The Commission will investigate his claim and try to reach a settlement between him and the Government.
If it fails the case is likely to be heard by the Court of Human Rights, which could give a binding judgment in 18 months to two years. Heather MillsReuse content