Smith and Grady v United Kingdom  IRLR 734 ECHR
Reports relating to this case:
- 1 December 2002
Five people - four men and one woman - dismissed from the British Armed Forces for being gay, have won substantial compensation awards from the government, following a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).
- 1 November 1999
In Smith and Grady v United Kingdom (27 September 1999) EOR88A, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled that a ban on homosexuals in the armed forces contravenes the right to respect for private life under the European Convention on Human Rights.