The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis v Denby [2017]

  • Case Reference
    UKEAT 0314/16/2410
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Disciplinary and Grievance Issues, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Misconduct; Disciplinary Investigations; Decision Making; Discriminatory Motivation

The Claimant was a police officer who was placed under investigation by the Department for Professional Standards (DPS) for criminal and/or gross misconduct. Conversely, a female officer who performed the same role and was placed under investigation for similar misconduct had complaints against her dealt with locally. The Claimant successfully argued sex discrimination at the Employment Tribunal.

The Employment Appeal Tribunal dismissed the appeal and held that the Employment Tribunal had properly applied the burden of proof provisions, properly evaluated the evidence and there was no

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This article is correct at 26/10/2017
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