Day 194 - 01 Dec 95 - Page 02
1 Friday, 1st December 1995
3 MR. JUSTICE BELL: Mr. Morris, I was prepared to give you the
4 quarter of an hour you wanted this morning, but I propose
5 to sit sharp at 10.30 on Monday. I know Mr. Alimi has been
6 in court in the past. If you need to take any further
7 instructions from him before you call him on Monday
8 morning, you must get here early to do so, or do it over
9 the weekend; because, otherwise, one just falls into the
10 habit of starting late every time there is a new witness.
12 MR. MORRIS: We would like to call our witness.
14 MR. JUSTICE BELL: Mr. Sutcliffe, come into the witness box,
17 PETER EVERARD SUTCLIFFE, affirmed
18 Examined by the Defendants
20 MR. JUSTICE BELL: Can you sit down comfortably on that chair or
23 THE WITNESS: Sure.
25 MR. JUSTICE BELL: Right. Since you are sitting down, keep
26 your voice up loud and clear. The microphone does not help
27 you at all; that is just for the recording mechanism.
28 Speak out loud and clear into the court, and take your time
29 when answering the questions. Yes, Mr. Morris.
31 MR. MORRIS: Your full name, please, Mr. Sutcliffe?
32 A. My full name is Peter Everard Sutcliffe.
34 Q. What is your present occupation?
35 A. I am a team leader for the Stonebridge Housing Action
38 Q. Did you work for McDonald's for over 12 months at East Ham
39 from December 1986?
40 A. I did.
42 Q. So you worked throughout 1987?
43 A. Yes.
45 Q. Just before we go into the details from there, what kind of
46 jobs have you done since you left McDonald's?
47 A. I have been an early morning cleaner, I have done
48 administrative jobs, and for the last six or seven years
49 I have worked in public housing within a variety of
52 Q. Was McDonald's your first job?
53 A. Yes, it was.
55 Q. How old are you now?
56 A. Sorry?
58 Q. How old are you now?
59 A. I am 28.