Wilson v The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland [2024]

  • Decision Number
    NICA 12
  • Legal Body
    NI Court of Appeal (NICA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Age Discrimination; Political Belief; Tribunal Procedure

Summary Description: 

The decision to refuse an adjournment was upheld where the appellant could not show that it would affect his right to a fair trial with all things considered. 

Background: 

The issue arose from the claimant, who had been a member of the respondent political party, making a claim to the Industrial Tribunal alleging age and political belief discrimination.   The case was rejected by the Tribunal.  This related to the fact that the claimant was not selected as a candidate for election.  There were three grounds on which he sought to appeal: 

  1. Unlawful refusal to adjourn 

  1. Apparent bias; and 

  1. Breach of EU

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This article is correct at 24/04/2024
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