Dornan v Chief Constable of the PSNI [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    FET 30/22
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Time Limits; Religious Belief/Political Opinion; Discrimination


The claimant has been in employment with the respondent for 17 years and holds the position of Chief Inspector.  The case relates to her application for promotion to Superintendent in 2021.  The claimant was unsuccessful and was notified in December 2021.

The claimant requested written feedback on her performance at interview and this was duly furnished to her on 6th January 2022.   The claimant took issue with some of the scores that she received.  The claimant believed this was based upon bias (either conscious or sub-conscious) to the South Armagh Policing Review which was bound up with religious belief/political opinion points and legacy

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This article is correct at 17/01/2023

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