Thornhill v London Borough of Camden Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Tribunal (ET)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Discipline and Grievance
This case involved a Claimant who was employed as the street lighting and draining manager of a council for 37 years. The issue leading to his dismissal was irregularities that had taken place in a tendering process. The Claimant had had interactions with one of the bidding companies (who happened to be the winning company). These interactions related to seeing pricing documents from the current provider as well as assisting an employee of that tendering company to receive rugby tickets. Within the process, the Claimant had asked at the time to be removed from the process as his son was hospitalised at the time. He was told that he could not be excused as he was the only
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