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Campaign launches Judicial Review on behalf of the Shrewsbury pickets

Posted on Feb 5, 2018 in News |

Campaign launches Judicial Review on behalf of the Shrewsbury pickets

The Shrewsbury 24 Campaign made an application to the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) on behalf of the pickets on 3 April 2012. After sending several additional lengthy submissions to the CCRC over the past 5 years we have now received their Final Statement of Reasons.  We were extremely disappointed to be informed by the […]

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KEN O’SHEA   R.I.P.

Posted on Dec 27, 2017 in News |

KEN O’SHEA   R.I.P.

KEN O’SHEA   R.I.P. 28 March 1929 – 26 December 2017 It is with great sadness that the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign has to announce the death of the eldest surviving picket, Kenneth Desmond Francis O’Shea on Boxing Day. He was 88. Ken stood trial twice in 1973 for picketing during the national building workers’ strike in […]

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CCRC Provisional Statement of Reasons – July 2017

Posted on Jul 8, 2017 in News |

CCRC Provisional Statement of Reasons – July 2017

The Criminal Cases Review Commission has issued a ‘Provisional Statement of Reasons’ in response to the applications of the Shrewsbury pickets. The CCRC has informed us that they do not propose to refer our case back to the Court of Appeal. Although we are very disappointed with their decision we remain absolutely certain that we […]

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Important announcement- CCRC Decision

Posted on May 31, 2017 in News |

Important announcement- CCRC Decision

The CCRC have contacted the Campaign secretary Eileen Turnbull to inform us that we will receive their decision by the end of June 2017, whether to refer the pickets’ case back to the Court of Appeal. We will inform all our trade union and Labour Party affiliates and supporters as soon as we have news […]

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Update May 2017

Posted on May 19, 2017 in News |

Update May 2017

11th April, Harry Chadwick attended the Head office of the RMT in London to accept an Honouree Membership of the RMT for all the 24 Shrewsbury Pickets from the General Secretary Mick Cash. Harry thanked Mick and the RMT executive on behalf of the pickets and the campaign committee for this outstanding gesture. 28th April, […]

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Comrades in arms – the oldest and youngest Shrewsbury pickets

Posted on Apr 20, 2017 in News |

Comrades in arms – the oldest and youngest Shrewsbury pickets

  Friends for over 45 years, Ken O’Shea, (aged 88 and the oldest Shrewsbury picket) with Terry Renshaw (69 and the youngest of the Shrewsbury 24), meet up after Ken’s recent hospital stay. All the Campaign wish him well in his recovery.

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Events from Spring 2017

Posted on Apr 5, 2017 in News |

Events from Spring 2017

Hillsborough Law debated in Parliament On 29 March Harry Chadwick and Terry Renshaw attended Parliament for the presentation of a 10-minute Rule Bill by Andy Burnham MP. The Bill is known as Hillsborough Law and would impose a legal duty on public officials to act in the public interest and tell the truth when investigations […]

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New Year Greeting 2017

Posted on Jan 6, 2017 in News |

New Year Greeting 2017

Thank you for your support. On behalf of all the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the trade unions and the thousands of individual trade union members who have supported us over the past ten years. Without this support we would not have been able to take the […]

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Autumn 2016 Update

Posted on Oct 17, 2016 in News |

Autumn 2016 Update

2016 marks 10 years since the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign was re-established. We are now at a very crucial time in the running of the case. We have built the political profile of the case and brought to trade unionists attention what happened to the 24 Shrewsbury pickets in 1973. We continue to be supported by […]

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Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers Fringe Meeting

Posted on Aug 31, 2016 in event, News |

Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers Fringe Meeting

Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers 2016 Labour Party Conference Fringe Meeting The state and political policing: Hillsborough, Orgreave and Shrewsbury 24 MONDAY 26th SEPTEMBER 6pm – 7.30pm, The Casa Bar and Venue, 29 Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BQ Speakers: MIKE MANSFIELD QC President, Haldane Society, lawyer for Hillsborough families and Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign; […]

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