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The Court of Appeal’s judgment

Posted on Mar 23, 2021 in News |

The Court of Appeal’s judgment

The full Court of Appeal judgement can be seen here.

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Shrewsbury pickets’ win appeal – success for the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign

Posted on Mar 23, 2021 in News |

Shrewsbury pickets’ win appeal – success for the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign

The full CoA judgement can be read here. The Shrewsbury 24 Campaign is delighted to announce that after 15 years we have finally achieved victory. The Court of Appeal has today quashed the convictions of the North Wales building workers who were tried for picketing offences in 1973-74. The lead picket, Des Warren was sent […]

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Judgement date announced

Posted on Mar 19, 2021 in News |

Judgement date announced

News Flash – Judgment to be given next week The Court of Appeal will hand down its judgment in the pickets’ case on Tuesday 23 March 2021 at 10:30am. As soon as we know the court’s decision we shall put the details on our website.

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My Message of Solidarity to the Shrewsbury 24 from Steve Turner

Posted on Feb 16, 2021 in News |

My Message of Solidarity to the Shrewsbury 24 from Steve Turner

Thank you Steve Turner, Unite Assistant General Secretary, for your message of support. We really appreciate it. If you can’t see the video watch it on Facebook

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Shrewsbury 24 Appeal Court Hearing 3rd and 4th February 2021

Posted on Feb 7, 2021 in News |

Shrewsbury 24 Appeal Court Hearing 3rd and 4th February 2021

We have just spent two historic days in the Royal Courts of Justice, where three appeal court judges heard the appeals of the pickets. Terry Renshaw and John McKinsie Jones joined Campaign Researcher and Secretary, Eileen Turnbull, Campaign Chairperson Harry Chadwick, and Mark Turnbull campaign member in Court 4 to watch proceedings. Terry and John […]

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Justice interrupted

Posted on Feb 4, 2021 in News |

Justice interrupted

The article was originally published in the Morning Star. POLICE deliberately destroyed witness statements relating to striking building workers the Shrewsbury 24 in the 1970s because they were taken “before officers knew what they were trying to prove,” the Court of Appeal was told today. And “higher echelons of the state” were involved in production […]

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Messages of support

Posted on Feb 3, 2021 in News |

Messages of support

I am proud to send solidarity and support from the TUC and the whole of the trade union movement ahead of your historic Court of Appeal hearing. You have fought a long and dignified struggle to overturn the unjust prosecution of the Shrewsbury 24 – building workers who were fighting for basic rights at work. […]

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Shrewsbury pickets’ case in Court of Appeal

Posted on Jan 30, 2021 in News |

Shrewsbury pickets’ case in Court of Appeal

This article originally appeared in the Morning Star,  30/01/2021. Could justice at last be on the horizon for the building workers prosecuted for picketing during the national strike in 1972? EILEEN TURNBULL reports on the latest developments in their long fight to clear their names. ON FEBRUARY 3-4 2021, the Court of Appeal will hear […]

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Shrewsbury pickets’ case in Court of Appeal, 3-4 February 2021

Posted on Jan 30, 2021 in News |

Shrewsbury pickets’ case in Court of Appeal, 3-4 February 2021

We are delighted to confirm that the pickets appeal will be heard on 3 and 4 February 2021 at the Court of Appeal in the Royal Courts of Justice, London. The Campaign represents twelve pickets including Des Warren, John McKinsie Jones, Ken O’Shea, Malcolm Clee, Michael Pierce, Terry Renshaw, Kevin Butcher, Bernard Williams, Alfred James, […]

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Shrewsbury 24 New Year update 2021

Posted on Jan 4, 2021 in News |

Shrewsbury 24 New Year update 2021

On behalf of the Shrewsbury pickets and the campaign committee we wish you all a Happy New Year and thank you for the support that you have given to us over the past fourteen years. As you know, we have never given up our quest for justice for the pickets. Against all odds, we have […]

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