The judge in the trial of two union leaders accused of stealing money from a miners' charity to fund improvements at their own houses has begun summing up the case to the jury.
The former President of the Union of Democratic Mineworkers Neil Greatrex & the current UDM general secretary Mick Stevens are charged with stealing £148,000 from the Nottinghamshire Miners' charity, of which both men were trustees.
Both men deny 14 counts of theft.
The trial continues.
A former union leader accused of stealing £150,000 from a charity has said in court that he signed cheques without seeing invoices.Read the full story ›
Full report by Phil Brewster from the latest from the Miners' Union Charity Theft trial.
The former president of the Union of Democratic Mineworkers who is accused of stealing from a miners' charity has taken to the witness stand.
Neil Greatrex is giving evidence in his defence. The former general secretary of the union Mick Stevens, is due to give evidence later. Both men deny theft.
The former president and general secretary of the Union of Democratic Mineworkers are accused of stealing from a miners' charity.Read the full story ›
The trial of two former union leaders accused of stealing £150,000 from a charity has been adjourned.
Neil Greatrex, the former president of the Union of Democratic Mineworkers, and Mick Stevens, general secretary of theUunion's Nottinghamshire branch, both deny 14 charges of theft.
The trial will start at Nottingham Crown Court tomorrow.
Neil Greatrex and Mick Stevens both deny 14 charges of theft from a charity set up to look after sick and elderly ex-miners.Read the full story ›