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In Walton Centre for Neurology v Bewley Mrs Bewley had attempted to compare her pay with that of male employees who had started employment after her. The EAT found that both under EU law and the Equal Pay Act it was not possible to use an employee’s successor as a comparator in an equal pay claim.