Over the past few weeks reports have appeared on-line in The Independent and across the Internet about allegations against Steve Hedley Assistant General Secretary of the RMT made by his ex-partner, Caroline Leneghan. He has previously declined to comment due to legal advice, though did resign from the Socialist Party in a separate statement a few days ago.
Yesterday Mr Hedley issued a statement on a website page giving his side of the story following the outcome of an RMT Investigation.
Given the nature of the allegations and the fact they have been raised on this blog I consider it necessary in the interests of natural justice and open debate to publish a link to his statement published yesterday:
Go to: http://stevenhedley.wordpress.com/
The whole case arose during a time when everybody had their minds focused by the atrocious goings on in the Socialist Workers Party.
Since neither the Police or the RMT are going to publish details of their investigations further speculation on this case would seem inappropriate.
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