Day 172 - 12 Oct 95 - Page 03

     1        the appropriate Act, because the opposing party has not
     2        called the witness to attend.  They have to be read out to
     3        the jury, and the shorthand writer has a copy in front of
     4        him or her.
     6   MR. MORRIS:  I was all in favour of it, as long as it is
     7        accurate.  Can we call our witness?
     9   MR. JUSTICE BELL:  Yes.  Mr. Pattinson.  Would you like to come
    10        to the witness box, Mr. Pattinson?
    12                 TERENCE WILLIAM PATTINSON, affirmed
    13                     Examined by the Defendants
    15   MR. JUSTICE BELL:  Mr. Pattinson, if you want to sit down at any
    16        stage, pull the chair behind you forward.
    18   MR. MORRIS:  If I may say that the microphone in front of you is
    19        recording what you are saying, not magnifying, so you have
    20        to speak up; and if you are assenting to something you have
    21        to say "yes" rather than just a nod, so that it comes out
    22        on the tape.
    24        Can you give your full name and address, please?
    25        A.  Terence William Pattinson, *******************, *******
    26        ***********.
    28   Q.   Can you say what your present position is?
    29        A.  I am a press officer and deputy editor for the trade
    30        union called the Institution of Professionals, Managers and
    31        Specialists.
    33   Q.   Is it true that you have been a journalist for a
    34        considerable amount of time?
    35        A.  32 years.
    37   Q.   32 years.  How long did you work at the Daily Mirror all
    38        told?
    39        A.  17 years and seven months.
    41   Q.   During what period were you the industrial editor?
    42        A.  From 1986 until March 8th, 1993.
    44   Q.   Seven years.  Do you recall -- maybe if the witness could
    45        have the papers?
    47   MR. JUSTICE BELL:   Yes. There is a pale blue volume with "II"
    48        on it at the very top there, please, Mr. Pattinson; do you
    49        mind getting that down?
    50        A.  Yes, I see. 
    52   MR. JUSTICE BELL:   Number 27. 
    54   MR. MORRIS:  You can bring it into the witness box if you like.
    55        A.  Yes.  It is, I can see, a very short page.
    57   MR. JUSTICE BELL:  There is more to it than that, I am afraid.
    58        Flip a few at a time at the front of the bundle and put it
    59        in front of you in the witness box.

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