Scottish Federation of Housing Associations v Jones Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberEAT 114
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal
The claimant worked as the Head of Membership and Policy for the respondent. The respondent represents housing associations in Scotland. Within the conditions of the claimant’s employment she was prohibited from having a formal political role. In October 2019, the claimant informed the respondent that she wanted to run for the Labour Party in the General Election called for December 2019. The respondent did not consent to the request and the claimant decided against standing.
One month later in November 2019, the claimant was dismissed with a variety of reasons being given. The claimant felt that the reason she was being dismissed was she wished to stand for election. The claimant
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