Ministry of Defence v Fair Employment Agency for Northern Ireland [1988] IRLR 151 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Secret reference request leads to inference of religious discrimination

    Date:
    1 May 1988

    In Ministry of Defence v The Fair Employment Agency for Northern Ireland (14.1.88) EOR19C, Judge Pringle QC in the Belfast Recorder's Court finds that a Roman Catholic was discriminated against on religious grounds in the selection arrangements made for civilian employment on a Navy ship when he was rejected because of a secret reference obtained by Military Headquarters.