Poontah v (1) Britannia and Project Design Ltd and (2) Lewis [2000] ET/2501800/99

Reports relating to this case:

  • £33,000 compensation in "appalling" race case

    Date:
    1 March 2001

    In Poontah v (1) Britannia and Project Design Ltd and (2) Lewis a Thornaby on Tees employment tribunal (Chair: J R Barton) awards compensation of £33,000 including £8,000 for injury to feelings and £3,000 for aggravated damages to an engineer who was the victim of "appalling" race discrimination whereby he was "humiliated, intimidated and degraded".