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
    44        Midlands?
    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
    54        job?
    55        A.  Currently 168.
    57   Q.   Are they split up between Company stores and licensee
    58        stores?
    59        A.  Yes, I have 138 Company stores and about 30 franchised
    60        restaurants.

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