+ + + David Chaytor (H)MP + + + 18 Months

Mr Justice Saunders just sentenced the former Labour MP for Bury, David Chaytor, to eighteen months at Her Majesty’s pleasure after pleading guilty to three counts of false accounting, or stealing £18,000 from the taxpayer, under section 17 of the Theft Act 1968.

Guido has been waiting six years to type that sentence.




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