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Patrick Meehan refuses compensation offer

Title
Patrick Meehan refuses compensation offer
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:03:54
Description
Patrick Meehan on his refusal of compensation for wrongful imprisonment now he has been granted the Queen’s Pardon. The sum is inadequate ( £7000) and comes on condition of him not bringing proceedings against anyone involved in his trial. He will refuse to take part in any secret inquiry and will bring charges and a public inquiry. Interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Patrick Meehan
Keywords
Prisons; Compensation; Prisoners; Justice; Miscarriages of justice

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