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Ahsan v The Labour Party - extent of losses on non-election due to suspension from a political party

Compensation can only be awarded for damage consequential upon a discriminatory act. So where the reason for a political candidate's inability to stand as a candidate was actually his resignation from the Party, rather than its earlier unlawful suspension of him, he was not entitled to recover any of the losses he incurred by virtue of not becoming a Councillor.

This case revolved around the long and complex history of Mr Ahsan's efforts to be a Labour Councillor. In summary:

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