Bull and Bull v Hall and Preddy  UKSC 73Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyUK Supreme Court / House of Lords (UKSC/UKHL)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality, Human Rights
The Appellants appealed against a decision that they had directly discriminated against the Respondents contrary to the Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2007 reg.3 (1) in refusing to let them a double-bedded room. The Appellants where two Christian hoteliers who believed that marriage was between a man and a woman. Their on-line booking form stated that double-bedded rooms were only let to ‘hetero-sexual married couples’. The Respondent’s had not seen this clause when booking into the hotel.
The Appellants denied that they had unlawfully discriminated against the Respondents on the basis of their sexual orientation. They claim that their policy was compatible with their
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