Widow gains 'justice'

The widow of a teacher who died after being exposed to asbestos during 26 years of work at an Eastbourne school has spoken of her relief after securing justice from the local council over his illness.

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Asbestos killed teacher 'doing a job he loved'

Clive Beck worked at Ratton School between 1972 and 1998 Credit: Irwin Mitchell LLP

Sarah Wolf, the legal expert at Irwin Mitchell’s who represented Mrs Beck, said: “Perhaps the most tragic aspect of Clive’s story is that he was exposed to asbestos while doing a job he loved at a school where he worked tirelessly for more than a quarter of a decade.”

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