R v Secretary of State for Social Services ex parte Clarke [1988] IRLR 22 HC

Reports relating to this case:

  • Speech therapists' equal value claim to be investigated on merits

    Date:
    1 January 1988

    In R v Secretary of State for Social Services ex parte Clarke (29.10.87) EOR17C, the Divisional Court quashes an industrial tribunal decision which held that the employing health authorities had a material factor defence to any pay inequalities because they were bound to comply with the pay scales laid down by the Secretary of State under Regulations.