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Pages: 31. Chapters: People executed by Scotland, Prisoners and
detainees of Scotland, Prisons in Scotland, Scottish executioners,
Tommy Sheridan, William Henry Bury, Burke and Hare murders, Sawney
Bean, Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission, Peter Manuel,
Peterhead, State Hospital for Scotland and Northern Ireland, Edward
William Pritchard, William Brodie, William Kirkcaldy of Grange,
Prison Commission, Barlinnie, Old Tolbooth, Edinburgh, Henry John
Burnett, Greenock, Cornton Vale, Maiden, Scottish Prison Service,
Castle Huntly, James Stewart of the Glen, Her Majesty's Chief
Inspector of Prisons for Scotland, Anthony Miller, Perth, Aberdeen,
Robert Leslie Stewart, Scottish Prisons Commission, John Nisbet,
Janet Horne, Polmont, Kilmarnock, Inverness, Dumfries. Excerpt:
Tommy Sheridan (born 7 March 1964, Glasgow) is a Scottish socialist
politician. He has had various prominent roles within the socialist
movement in Scotland and is currently one of two co-convenors of
the left-wing Scottish political party Solidarity. Sheridan was
active as a Militant tendency entryist in the Labour Party, before
leaving Labour as a member of Scottish Militant Labour (SML). He
was a prominent campaigner against the poll tax in Scotland, and
was jailed for six months for attending a warrant sale after
Glasgow Sheriff Court had served a court order on him banning his
presence. Sheridan has twice been jailed in connection with
campaigning against the presence of the nuclear fleet at Faslane
Naval Base - a presence which continues. In 2006 in the case of
Sheridan v News International he won an action for defamation
against the News of the World and was awarded 200,000 damages. The
following year, he was charged with perjury, for having told lies
to the court in the defamation case. In the following weeks, six of
his relations and colleagues were also cha...
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