Post office Horizon scandal just got worse

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Re: Post office Horizon scandal just got worse

Post by Gfamily » Sat Jun 22, 2024 2:32 pm

snoozeofreason wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2024 12:47 pm
Yesterday the PO Enquiry heard some properly weird testimony from George Thomson, former CEO of the National Federation of Sub-Postmasters (BBC summary here, YouTube video of testimony here). He still maintains that Horizon was robust, blames the PO for failing to defend it more forcefully, and clearly colluded with the PO to deter sub-postmasters from taking part in the Bates vs the PO group litigation order.

Just for clarity, the National Federation of Sub-Postmasters is meant to defend the interests of sub-postmasters.
But (if I've read it right) is funded by POL.
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Re: Post office Horizon scandal just got worse

Post by snoozeofreason » Sat Jun 22, 2024 3:51 pm

Gfamily wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2024 2:32 pm
snoozeofreason wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2024 12:47 pm
Yesterday the PO Enquiry heard some properly weird testimony from George Thomson, former CEO of the National Federation of Sub-Postmasters (BBC summary here, YouTube video of testimony here). He still maintains that Horizon was robust, blames the PO for failing to defend it more forcefully, and clearly colluded with the PO to deter sub-postmasters from taking part in the Bates vs the PO group litigation order.

Just for clarity, the National Federation of Sub-Postmasters is meant to defend the interests of sub-postmasters.
But (if I've read it right) is funded by POL.
Indeed. POL seem to have had a decent return on their investment.
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Re: Post office Horizon scandal just got worse

Post by JQH » Sun Jun 23, 2024 9:30 am

Which is probably why the Federation was expelled from the TUC
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