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29Oct92 UK: UCATT 'ENEMIES' ALL TAPED UP - THREE DENY CONSPIRING.

The three people whose homes were searched by solicitors and officials of construction union UCATT last week are denying that they conspired against its interests.But UCATT officials say they are delighted with the material in documents and tapes seized from the homes of engineering and electrical union AEEU official Paul Corby, UCATT branch secretary Noel Kelly and journalist Tony Yorke.UCATT had hired private detectives to search their dustbins to gather enough evidence to persuade a High Court judge to grant search powers under the Anton Pillar procedure.Writs served on the three claimed damages for 'conspiracy to injure' UCATT's commercial interests and its trade and business by the use of unlawful means'.It is understood that the material seized included computer games and evidence in a separate libel action as well as documents and tapes and UCATT membership lists.The raids are said to have followed allegations about UCATT officials made in an anonymously circulated news sheet, Voice of UCATT.UCATT executive councillor John Flavin said on Tuesday: 'Our adversaries have had their moment in the sun'.The three were unable to comment because of legal restrictions until Tuesday this week, when Mr Kelly denied the allegations.Mr Yorke said: 'The allegations are absolute rubbish, total rubbish.'I've never been responsible for an anonymous publication or anything else like that.'Mr Corby was unavailable for comment on Tuesday, but is also understood to be hotly denying the allegations.