Publish date: October 1, 2010
Statement of Alan Simpson
I would like to call Alan Simpson
Could you please give your full name to the court ?
And your occupation ?
And you work for Superstore Limited, is that right ?
And where is it ?
And how long have you been working for them ?
Mr Simpson can you describe whats your every day general working hours ?
And how many breaks do you usually get in your work ?
one is 10.30 and next break is 12.30, is that right ?
And how long each break for?
Generally when you go to work you have some belongings with you so where do you keep them at work ?
And can you recall your locker no ?
And this is in the staff room, is that right ?
In general Mr Simpson how will you describe the lockers security system at work ?
And have you ever told anyone your combination no ?
And who did you tell to ?
And why did you tell them ?
And since then did you ever change your combination no ?
And why did you change your combination no ?
Mr Simpson Can I take you On Friday 8th August 2003, what time did you go to work ?
As you have mentioned earlier you have a locker to keep your belongings at work could you please describe what things you generally keep into your locker ?
And how did you know your locker was secured to keep your belongings particularly on that day ?
As you have mentioned that you have a mid morning break at 10.30, is that right ?
Can you remember what did you see at 10.30 when you returned to your locker for break ?
And when you went for break at 10.30 can you remember whether you have properly locked your locker ?
And your break was for 15 minutes, is that right ?
And what do you do during the break ?
In particular what food do you take into work ?
And on that day who did you have break with ?
And where did you sit to have your break ?
Could you please look at page 6 of the bundle of documents ?
And do you recognise that map ?
Could you please show to your honour by marking the place on the map where did you sit to have your break ?
Mr Simpson when did you discover your locker was opened ?
And can you remember how was it opened ?
Can you recall there was anyone who could change your combination no without informing you during the break ?
And can you describe what things were missing from the locker ?
And what was in your wallat ?
Your honour, can I pass it to the witness
Please look at this
Mr Simpson Have you ever seen this wallet before ?
What can you tell us about it ?
And the bus pass do you recognise it ?
And anything you can tell us about it?
And the money do you recognise them ?
Is there anyway you can identify them ?
Mr Simpson, Can you recall whether you have given permission anyone to take your wallet from the locker ?
And can you remember you have seen anyone coming out from staff room ?
And what you were doing ?
Can you recall that you have ever given your locker no to David ?
And how long do you know David ?
Finally, how will you describe your relationship with David ?
Thank you Mr Simpson
Please wait there you will now be asked some questions by the D’s counsel.