Kilraine v London Borough of Wandsworth [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EWCA Civ 1436
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
Issues covered: Protected Disclosures; Definition; Whistleblowing; Information and Allegation

The appellant commenced employment with the respondent education authority on 1 September 2003 as an Educational Achievement Zone Literacy Advisor Teacher. She subsequently became an Education Achievement Project Manager. This involved her in projects aimed at trying to raise educational standards in schools. According to the Court of Appeal, "the appellant's relations with other staff and managers at the respondent were not always smooth." She made various allegations over the years.

After she was dismissed she brought a whistleblowing claim, alleging that her dismissal had been because she had made protected disclosures. The principal issue of law in the case related to the circumstances

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This article is correct at 22/06/2018

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