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
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