Gwynedd Council v Barratt & Others [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Redundancy
Issues covered: Redundancy;; Unfair Dismissal; Right of Appeal

The claimants in this case were teachers who were employed by the Respondent Council to work at Ysgol y Gader School (School 1).   There was a reorganisation of schooling within the council area and this involved the permanent closure of School 1 (alongside 9 primary schools within its catchment area) and the creation of Ysgol Bro Idris (School 2). The council created a temporary governing body for School 2 to be in charge of the staffing structure for the formal opening of the school in September 2017.  

The process for the staff of School 1 was that they would be kept informed of the reorganisation process prior to September 2017.  The staff of School 1 were

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This article is correct at 08/06/2020

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