Section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 imposes the public sector equality duty: the fundamental obligation on a public authority to have regard to the need to eliminate discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations between diverse groups in the exercise of its functions. In this briefing Jane Klauber, Partner in the Charity and Social Business Team, outlines the implications and significance of the recent case R (on the application of Barrett) v Lambeth Borough Council QBD 29.2.2012. 

High Court Challenge to Loss of Funding - Mar 12.pdf