Taken from our comments section:
” Anonymous said…Simon’s case due to be heard today has been “postponed”.
Griffin’s solicitors sent him a stinking, threatening letter and summonsed him to appear in court. For the last couple of days, having pressed Griffin to produce his evidence against Simon in preparation for the hearing, they have now realised that Griffin has absolutely no case against Simon and have been furiously backtracking and offering to drop the case.
Simon declined the offer and said, ‘No way. See you in court’. Griffin’s response was to run away on holiday with his wife. The Unilever case has also been postponed, again. This will run and run. Michaela’s tribunal was originally due to be heard in January but Griffin’s repeated failure to meet deadlines for the submission of documents has delayed it until June. Is that June 2010, 2011, 2012…..?
If I were Simon I’d sue Griffin as a ‘vexatious litigant’ and claim compo.
“Vexatious litigation is legal action which is brought, regardless of its merits, solely to harass or subdue an adversary. It may take the form of a primary frivolous lawsuit or may be the repetitive, burdensome, and unwarranted filing of meritless motions. Filing vexatious litigation is considered an abuse of the judicial process and may result in sanctions against the offender.”
His despatch of solicitor’s letters to 3 members in response to Eddy Butler’s e.mail is a further example of his attempts to harass or subdue an adversary.
Someone needs to tell Griffin to either put up or shut up before he incurs yet another fine for the party members to pay. He is also acquiring the reputation of a bully who brooks no opposition. Watch out for the whole arsenal of dirty tricks once a leadership challenge is announced.
13 May 2010 07:46″