Kill three people - get a £2000 fine

Discussion in 'UK and Europe' started by David Hansen, Mar 9, 2004.

  1. David Hansen

    David Hansen Guest
    04 outlines the latest example of pandering to motorists by
    the courts.

    A few extracts.

    >Ruth Inglis, a lawyer who works for the Scottish Executive,
    >was fined £2000 and disqualified for two years after
    >pleading guilty to careless driving on the A1 near Dunbar
    >in September 2002.

    >Mrs Whales, who lives in Joppa with her husband and two
    >children, added: "The family are up in arms about the
    >sentence and the way they feel they have been let down by
    >the justice system."

    And the most sickening nonsense of all is the following:

    >Inglis’ lawyer, Govan MSP Gordon Jackson QC, told the court
    >she had been punished by having the threat of prison
    >hanging over her.

    Gosh, that's such a hard punishment.

    The three dead were in another car.

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