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Practice and procedure: Representative should have been given opportunity to withdraw offensive remarks

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An employment tribunal should not have discharged itself from further participation in a race discrimination case after the complainant's black lay representative remarked, with no justification, that if he were a white barrister his application for an adjournment would not have been rejected, the Court of Appeal holds in Bennett v London Borough of Southwark [2002] IRLR 407.