MP Margaret Ferrier admits exposing public to Covid-19 threat on prepare journey

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P Margaret Ferrier has admitted placing folks in danger by travelling on a prepare between Scotland and London with coronavirus signs and failing to self-isolate in September 2020.

In a listening to at Glasgow Sheriff Court docket on Thursday, Ferrier admitted that she “culpably and recklessly” uncovered the general public to threat of Covid-19 an infection.

Ferrier, an unbiased MP for Rutherglen and Hamilton West, admitted wilfully exposing folks “to the danger of an infection, sickness and loss of life” by visiting numerous locations within the Glasgow space and London and did not self-isolate in late September 2020.

The 61-year-old visited locations together with the Homes of Parliament, a church and a bar and likewise took a taxi journey.

She had the SNP whip eliminated in 2020 after the allegations emerged and has come beneath stress to resign from her seat, however stays an MP.

Ferrier had been as a consequence of go on trial this week however pleaded responsible on Thursday.


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