Lumb v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceCase No: 2405382/2018
Legal BodyEmployment Tribunal (ET)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionWhistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
This case had originally been decided by the Employment Tribunal before an appeal to the EAT where it was held that the Tribunal had not fully examined whether a protected disclosure had been made by the claimant. The case was remitted to the Tribunal and this was their decision.
The issue related to a statement made by the claimant to his boss, a retired superintendent who had returned to head up the unit, in October 2017. The content of the statement alleged that the claimant’s colleagues were failing to conduct proper research into phone records, business records and GP records when it came to the review of gun licences. The claimant actually became so concerned by the practices in the
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