Chief Constable of Gwent Police v Parsons & Roberts [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    UKEAT/0143/18/DA
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Voluntary Redundancy

The claimants were police officers who had been recognised as disabled under the Equality Act 2010 (Disability Discrimination Act 1995 in Northern Ireland).  As a result of this recognition, they had ‘H1 Certificates’ which allowed them access to a ‘deferred pension’ when they were leaving the police.   However, the two claimants decided to leave the police under a voluntary redundancy scheme that had been established which gave lump sums which would have been 21 months for the first claimant and 18 months for the second claimant.   However, due to their classification of being disabled and their access to the deferred pension it was decided that they would only be

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This article is correct at 02/03/2020
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