Watt (formerly Carter) and Others v Ahsan – Times Law Reports

Posted November 27th, 2007 in elections, law reports, race discrimination by sally

Watt (formerly Carter) and Others v Ahsan

House of Lords

“An unsuccessful applicant for selection as a Labour Party candidate in local elections who alleged that the failure to select him had been motivated by racial discrimination should have brought his claim against the party under section 25 of the Race Relations Act 1976 in county court proceedings, but since an employment tribunal ruled that it had jurisdiction to hear the complaint under section 12 of that Act, the party could not claim that the tribunal did not have jurisdiction. ”

The Times, 27th November 2007

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