Landlord banning Indian and Pakistani tenants faces legal action

Published: 17 May 2017

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has today confirmed that it has started legal action against Mr Fergus Wilson, a landlord who has banned Indian and Pakistani people from renting his homes.

Commission Chief Executive, Rebecca Hilsenrath, said:

“We have asked the court if it agrees with us that Mr Wilson’s lettings policy contains unlawful criteria and, if so, to issue an injunction.

"As this is now formal legal action we will release further information at a later date.”

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