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Black vicar wins race bias case

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    Olumide v Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust [1997] IT/47094/95 (0 other reports)

An NHS trust which failed to follow its own equal opportunities and selection policies unlawfully discriminated on grounds of race when it refused a black vicar a hospital chaplaincy, rules a London North industrial tribunal (Chair: D H Roose) in Olumide v Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust.

Reverend Oluseye Olumide, who is of Nigerian origin, was one of four applicants interviewed for the post of Anglican chaplain with a North London NHS trust.