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Record compensation award

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    Cannock v Ministry of Defence [1993] IT/6551/92 (0 other reports)

A record £172,940 compensation for unlawful sex discrimination has been awarded by a Leeds industrial tribunal (Chair: J Prophet) in Cannock v Ministry of Defence to a woman who was dismissed from the RAF when she became pregnant.

Nichola Cannock joined the RAF as a flying officer on a permanent 16-year commission in July 1980 following successful completion of a university engineering degree course and a short spell in industry.