Day 076 - 18 Jan 95 - Page 02
1 Wednesday, 18th January 1995.
3 MR. MORRIS: We would like to call our witness.
5 MR. COLIN IAN McINTYRE, Sworn.
6 Examined by the Defendants.
8 MR. MORRIS: Mr. McIntyre, can you give your address, please?
9 A. I live at 47 Smith Street.
11 Q. That is SW3?
12 A. Yes.
14 Q. Is that just off the Kings Road?
15 A. Yes, it is three houses from the Kings Road.
17 Q. Are you close to a McDonald's restaurant?
18 A. Yes.
20 Q. I will just ask you a few questions about yourself: You
21 are a journalist; is that correct?
22 A. I am a retired journalist, yes. I write books now.
24 Q. Did you achieve some prominence amongst journalists in
25 terms of recognition, for example, with the National Union
26 of Journalists?
27 A. I was a member of the National Union of Journalists
28 Executive Committee, yes.
30 Q. How long have you lived at Smith Street?
31 A. At this address, 36 years.
33 Q. Were you a founder member of the local Residents
35 A. Yes, I was its first Secretary as well, yes.
37 Q. That is the Smith Street Residents Association?
38 A. That is right.
40 Q. Which is still going?
41 A. Which is still going.
43 Q. That was founded when?
44 A. In 1979, I think.
46 Q. You have been active in the Residents Association since,
47 have you?
48 A. Yes.
50 Q. Have you been elected to positions in that Residents
51 Association in the last few years?
52 A. No, I have moved on really to do my residents work with
53 the Royal Hospital Wards Residents Association, which is an
54 overall body handling 33, 35 different residents
57 Q. The umbrella of the group?
58 A. It is an umbrella organisation.
60 Q. What is your position with that Association?