Ahmed v Buckinghamshire County Council [1997] IT/2700198/97

Reports relating to this case:

  • No GOQ defence for bias against male interpreter

    Date:
    1 June 1998

    In Ahmed v Buckinghamshire County Council, upholding a claim from a male interpreter that he had been discriminated against on grounds of sex, a Reading industrial tribunal (Chair: J G Hollow) rejects the council's genuine occupational qualification defence that its services to female members of the Asian community could be more effectively provided by female interpreters.