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Pre-employment medical questionnaire: Employee had not made fraudulent or negligent misrepresentations about her health before appointment

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In Cheltenham Borough Council v Laird [2009] IRLR 621 HC, the High Court dismissed claims that a former employee had fraudulently or negligently failed to disclose information about her health in a pre-employment questionnaire. She had answered the questions accurately and truthfully, and as a reasonable lay person with her medical history would have answered them.