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Thank you. If a witness has provided their evidence in confidence then the employer is in a difficult position. They have a duty to protect such confidence, which means that they would not want to disclose the full evidence in order to preserve the witness’ confidentiality. On the other hand, they would need to give sufficient evidence to the accused in order to allow them to fairly defend themselves. So it is a fine balance and one which is not fully defined in law. It does mean the employer can withhold parts of the evidence, needed to protect the witness/ confidentiality, but they should still disclose enough of it to allow you to reasonably defend yourself.
So without the witness’ express consent to disclose their full evidence, the employer will owe them that duty of confidentiality, so far as to ensure that they are not identifiable for that evidence. But anything which would not disclose that should still be shared with you. The witness do have the legal right to request that their anonymity is preserved and that could result in parts of their evidence not being disclosed to you.
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