Channel 4 welcomes McCririck tribunal decision

Channel 4 today welcomed an Employment Tribunal's decision to throw out a claim of age discrimination brought by former Racing presenter John McCririck.

We welcome the unanimous verdict of the tribunal that John McCririck’s claim fails and that Channel 4 did not discriminate on the basis of age.

We are grateful to John for his contribution towards Channel 4’s racing coverage over many years but disappointed that he decided to bring this claim.

– Channel 4

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McCririck loses age tribunal case

Racing pundit John McCririck has lost his age discrimination employment tribunal case against Channel 4.The panel said his "pantomime persona...and his self-described bigoted and male chauvinist views were clearly unpalatable to a wider audience."