BREAKING: Scargill victory in legal dispute

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FORMER NUM presdient Arthur Scargill has won a partial victory in a legal dispute with his union.

A judge has ruled Mr Scargill’s contract of employment with the union was legal and enforceable.

The judge at Sheffield County Court found Mr Scargill was entitled to a car allowance of £12,000.

Byut he judge rejected Mr Scargill’s claim his phone bills should have been paid by the union.

The judge has also ruled the 74-year-old former union leader had been denied benefits of union membership for a period and awarded him £1,000.

The judgement is continuing, following a two-day hearing in Sheffield last week.