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DUP member discriminated against

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    Paisley v (1) Arts Council of Northern Ireland and (2) An Comhairle Ealaion 28 July 1998 FET (0 other reports)

A member of the Democratic Unionist Party and of the Free Presbyterian Church was discriminated against on grounds of religion and political opinion both in the selection arrangements made for determining who should be appointed to the post of cross-border arts cooperation officer, and in her non-appointment, holds the Fair Employment Tribunal (Chair: J E Maguire) in Paisley v (1) Arts Council of Northern Ireland and (2) An Comhairle Ealaion. It awards compensation of £21,000, including £5,000 for injury to feelings.