Land Registry have sacked PCS Rep Jane Brooke. Jane is based at Weymouth
Land Registry and it appears her only offence was to make an industrial
injury complaint against Land Registry.
was conducted on six members of staff at the Weymouth Office. Not only
do we believe this is a breach of both the Data Protection and Human
Rights Acts but also we believe it is an affront to common human
decency. Land Registry management board singled out 2 of our colleagues
to undergo the ordeal of a particularly unpleasant disciplinary enquiry
which lasted for many months. The Land Registry pursued this seemingly
dubious investigation, conducted a hearing in breach of its own
procedures and then acted as both prosecutor and judge.
As a result of this process Jane was summarily dismissed and escorted off the premises without notice (correction,
without being unfair to management, she was given 5 minutes to collect
her personal effects and compose herself, while a senior member of
staff stood guard). Having worked in the same office for 31 years with
an unblemished record, this is absolutely devastating for both Jane and
Please support our Campaign meeting:
Friday 11th December 2009
At the Alexandra Pub, Chickerell Road Weymouth .
Starting at 11.45am
Speakers include Chris Baugh Assistant General Secretary, Brian Shaw Group Secretary and other speakers to be confirmed.
It is absolutely vital that we obtain justice for Jane and all those subjected to this covert surveillance.
Messages of support should be sent to Jane via firstname.lastname@example.org
South West Regional Secretary
PCS South West Centre
Telephone 01392 410105
Mobile 07788 968828