Abbey National Plc v Dutton: EAT 20 Jan 2005

EAT Disability Discrimination
Employment Tribunal Chairman sitting alone hearing a preliminary issue as to whether Claimant was disabled erred in refusing to allow cross-examination of Claimant on what she did and could do at work, such matters also appearing on the joint expert’s report. Law Hospitals NHS Trust v Rush [2001] IRLR 611 applied. Remitted to fresh three-person Employment Tribunal.


His Honour Judge Mcmullen QC


UKEAT/0879/04, [2005] UKEAT 0879 – 04 – 2001


Bailii, EAT


AppliedLaw Hospitals NHS Trust v Rush SCS 13-Jun-2001
The claimant had said that the effect of her dyslexia was to inhibit her career progress.
Held:It was right for a tribunal to have regard to how an applicant could carry out duties at work in deciding whether she was within the Disability . .
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Discrimination, Employment

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