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Clarke v. South Gloucestershire Council - perversity and sufficiency of reasons for a tribunal decision - EAT 19.12.06

This is another example of a case showing how difficult it is to persuade the EAT that a decision by an employment tribunal is "perverse". Allegations of "perversity" seem to be mostly made, as here, after a tribunal has dismissed a race discrimination claim. Here, in dismissing a "perversity" appeal, the EAT accepted that Mr Clarke might feel aggrieved that there was no engagement in the employment tribunal's judgment with the "detailed arguments that were no doubt deployed". However, as the EAT poined out, " ...

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