Day 150 - 07 Jul 95 - Page 02
1 Friday, 7th July 1995.
3 MR. ATKINSON: Can I say, first of all, my Lord, thank you very
4 much for promoting me for today.
6 MR. JUSTICE BELL: I was saying to Mr. Dudley, no doubt, it is
7 probably a rehearsal for the future.
9 MR. ATKINSON: We shall probably see after today! I do not
10 know whether the Defendants have anything to raise?
12 MR. MORRIS: No.
14 MR. ATKINSON: In that case, if I could call Mr. Stanton?
16 MR. JUSTICE BELL: Yes.
18 MR. FRANCIS ANTHONY JOHN STANTON, sworn
19 Examined by Mr. Atkinson.
21 Q. Mr. Stanton, you give your name as Frank Stanton, is that
22 your full name?
23 A. My full name is Francis Anthony John Stanton.
25 Q. You give your address as Golden Arches House, 6 Victoria
26 Road, Sutton Coalfield, West Midlands?
27 A. That is correct.
29 Q. How old are you now?
30 A. 33.
32 Q. What position do you now hold with McDonald's?
33 A. I am currently the Regional Manager of the Midlands
34 region based in Sutton Coalfield.
36 Q. When you say the "Midland region", what area precisely does
37 that cover?
38 A. Geographically, from Penzance through up to King's Lynn
39 and from Colchester and Clacton through up to Hereford and
40 including South Wales, and all areas in between those sort
41 of four points.
43 Q. So it is much wider than what people would think of as the
45 A. It is a term we use internally is the Midlands, but
46 geographically it includes East Anglia, South Wales to
47 Southwest as well as the Midlands.
49 MR. JUSTICE BELL: It sounds as if it is all of the South East
50 and the North?
51 A. Yes.
53 MR. ATKINSON: How many stores are you involved with in that
55 A. Currently 168.
57 Q. Are they split up between Company stores and licensee
59 A. Yes, I have 138 Company stores and about 30 franchised