Murphy v Slough Borough Council and another [2005] IRLR 382 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Disability discrimination: Governing body, not LEA, liable for teacher's DDA claim

    Date:
    13 May 2005

    In Murphy v Slough Borough Council and another, the Court of Appeal holds that the governing body of a community school with a delegated budget, not the local education authority, was the proper respondent to a complaint of disability discrimination brought by a teacher at the school, notwithstanding that the complainant's contract of employment was with the LEA.