Court finds hotel owners discriminated against gay couple

On 18 January 2011, a gay couple won their discrimination claim against the owners of a hotel in a case which was funded and led by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).

The judge’s ruling in one of the first legal cases taken under the Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2007 means that people in civil partnerships will have greater protection from discrimination.

Click here for details on EHRC website