Former union leader Neil Greatrex jailed for theft

Neil Greatrex arrives at Nottingham Crown Court  (w110520-1e)
Neil Greatrex arrives at Nottingham Crown Court (w110520-1e)

DISGRACED former Union of Democratic Mineworkers president Neil Greatrex has been jailed for four years for stealing almost £150,000 from a miners’ charity.

Neil Greatrex, 61, former Union of Democratic Mineworkers president, was found guilty of stealing from Nottinghamshire Miners Charity, which ran a Lincolnshire care home.

He was jailed today when he appeared for sentencing at Birmingham Crown Court.

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