R (on the application of Green) v Gloucestershire County Council and R (on the application of Rowe and Hird) v Somerset County Council [2011] EWHC 2687 (Admin); [2011] EWHC 3216 (Admin)

Date
16 November 2011

Link to judgement
http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2011/2687.html

Discrimination grounds
Age, disability, gender

Summary of case
The case involved the provision of public libraries and whether in making proposals to reduce library services, the local authorities concerned had given adequate consideration to their Public Sector Equality Duties in respect of age, disability and gender.

Outcome
The decisions under challenge were unlawful for failure to comply with the Public Sector Equality Duties.