USDAW delegates applaud
justice for the Hillsborough 96
THE delegates at the annual conference
of shop workers trade union Usdaw greeted the verdict of the Hillsborourgh
inquest with a standing ovation as the union's General Secretary broke the news
to the hall.
Speaking to Usdaw's Annual Delegate Meeting in
Blackpool's Winter Gardens, John Hannett; Usdaw General Secretary said:-
"We can only imagine the trauma and difficulty those family members faced as
they struggled for justice over many years; particularly when the establishment
did everything to avoid the truth coming out and justice being done. Let's not
forget The Sun headlines that did everything to demean and demonise people who
were effectively killed as a result of negligence. What a disgraceful piece of
The General Secretary then invited delegates
to join with the families in applauding the inquest jury.