Scullard v (1) Knowles and (2) Southern Regional Council for Education and Training [1996] IRLR 344 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Restriction on comparators disapplied

    Date:
    1 May 1996

    In Scullard v (1) Knowles and (2) Southern Regional Council for Education and Training (29 February 1996), the EAT holds that Article 119 of the EC Treaty allows equal pay comparisons between those employed in the "same service" and does not restrict comparators to those in the "same employment", as defined in s.1 (6) of the Equal Pay Act 1970.