Tiplady v City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EWCA Civ 2180
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
Issues covered: Protected Disclosures; Detriment; ‘in Employment’

The claimant had been employed by the respondent authority as a planning officer.   The issue central to this case arose between 2014 and 2016 when the claimant and her husband had dealings with the local authority relating to an issue with a property they owned.  They had made complaints that a sewer running from their property was an environmental hazard and the authority had responsibility for it.  As she was unhappy with how the local authority dealt with that complaint, she lodged a formal grievance.   This then resulted in the claimant resigning from her position as a planning officer.

The claimant brought various claims to the Employment Tribunal but the

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This article is correct at 28/01/2020

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