Socialist Worker

Blacklisted workers kick off at Anfield

by John Carr
Issue No. 2487

Protesters at Anfield

Protesters at Anfield (Pic: Flickr/Sleeves Rolled Up)

Blacklisted workers protested at Liverpool FC’s match against Manchester United last Sunday against the use of Carillion to build the new stand at its Anfield stadium.

Carillion is a defendant in the blacklisting High Court group litigation. It has admitted its active involvement in blacklisting scandals over decades.

Roy Bentham organised the protest. He is a carpenter in the Blacklist Support Group and part of the unofficial Liverpool fans’ union Spirit of Shankly.

He said, “Carillion is only sorry it got caught.”

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