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Christian doctor’s ‘victimisation’ claims rejected by Employment Tribunal

Christian doctor’s ‘victimisation’ claims rejected by Employment Tribunal

Posted: Mon, 23 Sep 2013 13:24

A former paediatric consultant who claimed he was unfairly dismissed on the grounds of his Christian beliefs has had his case rejected by an Employment Appeal Tribunal.

Pickles wrong to assign a ‘Christian ethos’ to Britain

Pickles wrong to assign a ‘Christian ethos’ to Britain

Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 10:40

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has surpassed himself in an opinion piece for the Telegraph headed A Christian ethos strengthens our nation: Religion shaped the modern British state, and this Government is proud to 'do God'.

NSS intervene in landmark cases at European Court of Human Rights

NSS intervene in landmark cases at European Court of Human Rights

Posted: Sun, 02 Sep 2012 21:41

Four controversial British religious discrimination cases are due to be heard at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on Tuesday 4 September 2012. The outcome will have a huge impact on how future equality cases involving religion are determined.

Latest 'persecuted Christian' case dismissed by employment tribunal

Latest 'persecuted Christian' case dismissed by employment tribunal

Posted: Wed, 02 May 2012 06:35

Dr David Drew, the latest Christian to claim victimisation in the workplace has had his case for religious discrimination dismissed by an employment tribunal in Birmingham.

Lord Alton wants the Government to change a law that doesn’t exist

Lord Alton wants the Government to change a law that doesn’t exist

Posted: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 11:38

The Christian fantasy that the Government has banned the wearing of crosses in the workplace was brought down to earth last week in the House of Lords, when Lord Alton asked whether the Government has "any plans to clarify the law in respect of Christians wishing to wear a cross in the workplace."