Page v NHS Trust Development Authority; Page v Lord Chancellor Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberEWCA 254; EWCA 255
Legal BodyEngland and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality, Human Rights
The claimant in these conjoined cases was a non-executive director of the NHS Trust as well as being a Lay Magistrate. The issue arose when the claimant gave some media interviews where he expressed views, based upon his Christian belief, against same-sex adoption and homosexuality. The Trust warned the claimant about his public expression of views, but he continued with an interview on BBC Breakfast News where he suggested, inter alia, that he had been disciplined because of his religious views. As a result of this, he was removed from the non-executive directorship with the Trust as well as his position as Lay Magistrate. The reasons given by the NHS Trust premised on
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