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Jones v Valleys To Coast Housing Ltd - EAT proportionality on striking out [2006] EAT

Rachel Jones had presented a claim against her employers, Valleys to Coast Housing Ltd, alleging unfair constructive dismissal and unlawful indirect sex discrimination. The latter claim was struck out by the tribunal because "the Claimant and/or her Solicitors had shown a complete disregard for the Tribunal orders." On appeal, the striking out order was set aside with the EAT ruling that there were "certainly alternatives less than immediate striking out to be considered" and that "the Tribunal placed a weight on the provision of particulars which it could not bear."

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