Because he was put on trial along with Ms Brooks and husband Charlie, Hanna was taken off his duties to go through the whole process of organising his defence, then undergoing all that time in the dock. Then he was told to take some leave. Followed by more leave. And then he was summoned to an ominously formal meeting at which he was told he was “at risk of redundancy”. He was paid just £30,000 when made redundant.