McKerrow v Princess Alexandria Hospital NHS Trust  EATPosted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
The Appellant complained of race discrimination by way of victimisation, in that he alleged that the Respondent withdrew its offer to him of a six-month maternity locum position as head of IT, because it became aware of his existing race discrimination complaints against his then-employer, the London Borough of Croydon.
In April 2011, Employment Judge Pritchard, sitting alone at the East London Hearing Centre, struck out the Appellant‟s claim under rule 18(7)(b) the Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure 2004, on the basis that it had no reasonable prospects of success. The Court accepted the explanation from the Respondent that the job offer was withdrawn because a replacement employee was
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