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Doctor sacked for refusing to call six-foot man with a beard 'madam'

Jul 11, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

A CHRISTIAN doctor lost his job in a government department after he refused to refer to "a six-foot-tall bearded man" as "madam", a tribunal heard.

Dr David Mackereth, 56, claims he was sacked as a disability benefits assessor by the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) over his religious beliefs. The father-of-four alleges he was asked in a conversation with a line manager: "If you have a man, six-foottall with a beard, who says he wants to be addressed as 'she' and 'Mrs', would you do t...