Dawson J. (1980)

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Based loosely on the victimisation of shop steward Alan Thornett at Cowley. John Dawson's home is bugged and his phone tapped. It is eventually made clear that he is being observed because he is a suspended shop steward, and he meets with others to decide their best course of action.

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