Catherine (Cash) Scorer was born in 1947. A trained solicitor, she became a research officer, then legal officer, for the Technical and Supervisory Staffs (TASS) union, formerly the Draughtsmen’s and Allied Technicians Association (DATA) in 1979.
A former member of the executive of the progressive legal entity, the Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers, Cash was active in the National Council for Civil Liberties (NCCL) for 16 years and a member of its executive from 1976. The Chair of NCCL in 1983/4, she presided over its Northern Ireland committee from 1979; she had been the first Northern Ireland officer for NCCL from 1973, having been involved in the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (NICRA). A member of the Communist Party Executive Committee and long-standing member of the Party, she was to tragically die aged only 38 in 1986 of cancer.
Source: Morning Star 4th April 1986