The scope of equality law was highlighted in recent case at Glasgow University

Contact: Brent Haywood, Lindsays
Posted May 1, 2019

Brent Haywood successfully demonstrated that a group was unlawfully refused affiliation by the Glasgow University Students’ Representative Council without the need for a court case.

In the field of human rights and equalities law, often the cases which grab the headlines are those where a judgement is delivered after a hard-fought legal battle in court.

But the law doesn’t develop only in courts; day-by-day the law advances without the interference of courts.

In equality law many high-profile advances have been made in the fields of employment, education or the supply of services. Less is said about equality rights in respect of ‘associations’, but Part 7 of the Equality Act 2010 addresses the equality obligations on them.

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