Any formal redress will definately be out of the question after 15 years. Any redress for your recent application's refusal would likely only gain momentum if it was deemed to be contrary to E&D legislation. Other than that you've probably shit out matey!
So basically I would have a better chance as a fat bloater burglar, joining as a slop jockey, who gets paper passed through his entire career, because of 1 minor perceived fcuk up when i was a kid. Surely this cannot be right, no-one can come up with and single piece of evidence, documentary or otherwise to say i was anything less than top class when i was serving