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Watchdog investigates Pontins over alleged discrimination

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Pontins' owner entered into a legal agreement in 2021 to prevent discrimination. A whistle-blower claimed the firm used an "undesirable guests" list booking policy. The EHRC will now investigate whether the bookings policy broke any laws. Investigators will seek to make a formal finding on whether Pontins has committed unlawful acts.
3 months ago

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Watchdog investigates Pontins over alleged discrimination

It allegedly used an "undesirable guests" list comprising Irish surnames to refuse bookings.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Pontins under investigation over treatment of Travellers

Equality watchdog accuses firm of failing to comply with deal to eradicate discrimination

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

Watchdog investigates Pontins over Gypsy and Traveller discrimination concerns

The EHRC has launched a formal investigation over “continued concerns” that Pontins is discriminating against Gypsy and Traveller guests.

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Express

Pontins under investigation over alleged Gypsy and Traveller discrimination

PONTINS is facing an investigation over allegations of discrimination against Gypsies and Travellers.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Telegraph

Pontins investigated over claims it blacklisted gipsy ‘undesirables’ from holiday parks

Company accused of continuing to refuse bookings by people suspected of being travellers, including those on a list of 40 common Irish names

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Liverpool Echo

Pontins human rights probe over alleged Traveller discrimination

Pontins owner Britannia Jinky Jersey Ltd last year entered into a 12-month legal agreement with the Equality and Human Rights Commission

3 months ago·Liverpool, United Kingdom
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