It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. I’m a whingeing scouser, and I will whinge until they’re made to pay.”. As far as Tomlinson is concerned, this only proves what he has known all along: that the prosecutions were a politically motivated plot that the authorities have been trying to cover up ever since. C lifton Tomlinson died in December 2004 aged 33, after battling against alcohol addiction for many years. And he said, ‘The old king’s dead, the old king’s died.’ He was so royal it was untrue.”, Tomlinson was so rightwing in his youth that he even joined the National Front. He’s absolutely playing on this. Jobs, mostly. There’s someone else with a load of backbone.”, For a brief but thrilling moment before the last general election Tomlinson threatened to stand in Liverpool for the Socialist Labour party, but had to withdraw when his son became unwell. The criminal convictions of actor Ricky Tomlinson, who starred in the TV comedy the Royle Family, are to be re-examined by appeal court judges after an official body suggested he … In December 1973 the actor was a young painter and decorator, married with two small sons, when he was sentenced to two years for his part in picketing a national construction workers’ strike. Last year Ricky published his autobiography, and recalled how after he and Marlene divorced after 24 years of marriage he ended up estranged from his children. “And when I got my sentence,” Tomlinson recalls, “the foreman of the jury and another fella jumped up and started physically fighting.” The foreman later explained to Tomlinson’s wife that the jury had been stuck at 8:4 when a court official came in and told them the punishment would only be a £50 fine, which the trade union would pay – and so two jurors changed their verdict to guilty. He’s pretty sure he would have won. You see where Nigel Farage is scoring – he’s playing on this. “I would think so, yeah.” How does he think he would have got on in parliament? “Officers attended and conducted a search of the area but the car is yet to be recovered.". It records the minutes of a meeting between the crown prosecutor and chief constables that took place two weeks before the trial began. Ricky Tomlinson: ‘I’m a whingeing scouser, and I will whinge until they’re made to pay’, had to withdraw when his son became unwell, to see MPs vote 120 to three in favour of full publication. You can unsubscribe at any time. [...] The car was absolutely full of bits and pieces and a lot of the things had sentimental value.”. He considers this for a moment. “The only time I see my dad cry, I can remember coming home from school, I’d have been around 12 or 13, and he had tears in his eyes. His memories of his National Front days do nevertheless help him to make sense of Ukip’s rise: “For everyone who’s been out of work for a couple of years, with no hope for a job, and then they see people coming in and working for less than the rate – it must make them angry, and if we pretend it doesn’t we’re kidding ourselves. Why don’t we just say: fuck off, we’re not paying you. In view of how everything has worked out, some might wonder why he doesn’t just leave his conviction in the past. I t is more than 40 years since Ricky Tomlinson spent Christmas in prison. Our. Many of the witnesses’ original statements, it notes, had been “destroyed after a fresh statement had been obtained. Whether prison worked for Tomlinson is an interesting question. I mean, they make a profit out of everything. There was only one that was a bit of a crackpot. It was reported that he had visited his son regularly in Maelor hospital in Wrexham over the final few days. On the day of the Shrewsbury picket, more than 70 police officers were present, and no complaints or arrests were made. In most cases the first statement was taken before photographs were available for witnesses, and before the officers taking the statements knew what we were trying to prove.”. Comic actor Ricky Tomlinson is mourning the death of his son Clifton after he died from alcoholic liver disease at the weekend. Ricky Tomlinson is appealing for one of the only photos he had of his late son to be returned after his car was stolen over the weekend. I’m only sorry that Arthur Scargill’s not in parliament. RICKY Tomlinson's troubled eldest son has died. And me being a whingeing scouser, I’m not going to let it lie.”, Available for everyone, funded by readers. Spain’s in debt.” He raises his voice another notch. Even so, the jury took a long time to convict. Eric Tomlinson (born 26 September 1939), known as Ricky Tomlinson, is an English actor, comedian, author and political activist.He is best known for his roles as Bobby Grant in Brookside, DCI Charlie Wise in Cracker, Mike Bassett in Mike Bassett: England Manager, and Jim Royle in The Royle Family. “But I tell you what, why don’t we have a thing like this? Back then they were afraid of what the miners were going to do. The justice secretary, Chris Grayling, had earlier ruled that their release would not be considered until 2021 – but following the Commons vote, the justice minister Simon Hughes promised a new review in 2015. The Criminal Cases Review Commission asked the Court of Appeal to review his case. “The jury foreman’s son came to see me years later. His membership didn’t last longer than a year, and he looks slightly embarrassed when it comes up, but says: “Do you know what, this is going to sound corny to you, but they were lovely, genuine fellas, like myself, just didn’t know the score. Unable to get work as a builder, he had a go at standup in the local pubs and clubs instead, landed a bit part in Alan Bleasdale’s Boys from the Blackstuff, and in 1982 became a household name as Bobby Grant in Brookside. “It said the only thing they can’t get hold of and sell you is the air that you breathe. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. He returned to find his keys were missing and the vehicle was gone. 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Tomlinson has more documents – some signed by the then prime minister Ted Heath and his home secretary – all of which strongly suggest a political prosecution. A spokesperson for Merseyside police confirmed the force is investigating a report of a car theft in Liverpool city centre on Saturday. Clifton Tomlinson, who had battled drink and drugs addiction, had been in a Welsh hospital after his liver failed.
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