Dietman v London Borough of Brent [1988] IRLR 299 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Disciplinary rules and procedures: Summary dismissal unlawful

    Date:
    05 May 1988

    In Dietman v London Borough of Brent the Court of Appeal upholds the High Court's ruling that a local authority acted unlawfully when it dismissed a senior social worker for gross negligence without holding a disciplinary hearing in accordance with its disciplinary procedure.