Day 009 - 08 Jul 94 - Page 02

     1                                      Friday 8th July, 1994.
     2   MR. RAMPTON:  Before Mr. Langert goes back in the witness box,
              I have first to say I must apologise to your Lordship for
     3        being slightly ratty yesterday afternoon.
     4   MR. JUSTICE BELL:  Everyone gets a bit scratchy at the end of
              the day.
         MR. RAMPTON:  But more important than that, we have taken your
     6        Lordship's indications to heart.  I say "we",
              Mrs. Brinley-Codd has come up with a scheme so far as the
     7        witnesses are concerned which may appeal to your Lordship,
              not least because it will give the defendants the sort of
     8        time they have been asking for in relation to nutrition.
     9        That works in two ways, if your Lordship thinks it is a
              good scheme, Mr. Langert is to finish today --
    10        Mrs. Brinley-Codd has a redone schedule; it is based in
              part on the assumption which we believed to be right
    11        because this is what we are told by Mr. Morris and
              Miss Steel that Mr. Lipsett is arriving tomorrow -- Mr.
    12        Langert to finish today; Mr. Lipsett to give evidence on
              Monday.  Professor Duxbury is fixed for Tuesday.  When he
    13        is finished, we stop there.
    14        That means that Mr. Mallinson, Mr. Bateman, Mr. Hopkin,
              Mr. Stump, Mr. Siddiq, and Mr. McIntyre would retire en
    15        bloc to sometime after September 12th to be called when,
              if possible, Mr. Hopkins and Mr. Mallinson can be there.
    16        That gives us a great deal of flexibility.  Then stopping
              sometime on Tuesday -- I doubt Professor Duxbury will go
    17        the whole day; indeed Mr. Lipsett may not either -- that
              leaves the whole of Wednesday, the whole of Thursday, the
    18        whole of Friday, the weekend and two part days at the
              beginning of the week in which to prepare for the
    19        nutritional issue.
    20        Going on from there, unless things slip badly, we would
              like to bring Mr. Oakley in at the end of July to deal
    21        with both recycling and waste and nutrition -- and
              Professor Ashworth too.  He is a fixture on Thursday
    22        28th.  There is not much problem about that.  That would
              mean, which again we apprehend will be an advantage to the
    23        defendants, that would give the defendants the whole of
              the six week break before they call their nutrition
    24        evidence.
    25        This means two things:  First, they have time to consider
              the transcripts of what our witnesses have said and, 
    26        second, to prepare themselves with all the scientific 
              documents they need for their witnesses. 
         MR. JUSTICE BELL:  They need concern themselves much less than
    28        the qualified lawyer would need do as to the extent of
              their cross-examination of your expert witnesses.
         MR. RAMPTON:  In that field, above all, I make it clear that if
    30        the cross-examination is not what one would expect,
              I should take absolutely no point on it at all.  If I get

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