The hearing of evidence began today and we at Unfairpak are very disappointed to report that we called the court and spoke to Mr Justice Peter Smith’s clerk who advised us that she would ask Mr Justice Peter Smith to announce to the court whether reporters were allowed to tweet or not and for us to call back for confirmation.
We did call back for confirmation and were told by Mr Justice Peter Smith’s clerk that he announced that reporters are allowed to tweet but unfortunately, again as advised by the clerk, there were no reporters in court today.
We understand that there are quite a few high profile cases ongoing but we would have thought that at least one reporter would be following the case especially given the fact that the hearing of evidence began today.
If journalists are reading our blog and/or forum, we would implore you to start reporting on this case. The creditors of Farepak deserve to know the facts of the case and it is only by journalists reporting same that these facts will become public. This is a very important case as it affected so many people on low incomes and effectively ruined Christmas 2006 for over 100,000 people.