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TV licence sex discrimination claim woman gets settlement from BBC

The BBC has agreed to pay £6,500 in compensation to a single mother who claims she was discriminated against when she was prosecuted by TV Licensing, who take action against many more women than men every year. Josiane, a lone parent struggling with household bills,...

Legal challenge to DWP’s system of corresponding with blind benefits claimants

A blind self-employed worker is challenging the Department of Work and Pensions over its continuing failure to communicate with him in a format that he can access. Dr Yusuf Ali Osman has applied for judicial review of Secretary of State, Therese Coffey’s, means of communicating...

Disabled swimmer’s disappointment at court ruling over City of London charges for Hampstead Ponds

Disabled swimmer Christina Efthimiou has voiced her disappointment at a High Court judgment which found that the charging regime at Hampstead Ponds did not discriminate against her and that, even if it did, the discrimination could be justified. Christina had applied for judicial review of...