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Equality Act 2010: 10 example dual discrimination scenarios

Harriet Harman has said that the Labour Party would implement the dual discrimination provisions in the Equality Act 2010 if it returned to Government. The Equality Act 2010 allows for the introduction of the concept of dual discrimination where an individual who believes that he or she has been treated less favourably because of a combination of two protected characteristics can bring a combined claim. We present 10 examples of scenarios that might lead to claims of dual discrimination.