Fighting for Equality: Lewis Crocker v the Ulster Provincial Boxing Council

Posted in : NI on 25 September 2018
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Lewis Crocker v the Ulster Provincial Boxing Council

The Ulster Provincial Boxing Council, also known as the Ulster Boxing Council or UBC, has settled a case brought under the Fair Employment and Treatment (Northern Ireland) Order by Lewis Crocker, a 21-year old boxer from Belfast, for £8,500. Lewis believed that he was not selected to represent Northern Ireland at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa in 2015 because of his perceived religious belief/political opinion. The Equality Commission supported his case.

Lewis Crocker, now a professional, was in 2015 a very successful amateur boxer with seven Irish titles and many other significant achievements to his name.  He had contested at the World Championships and two European

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