A magistrate caught misusing a disability blue badge has been sacked

A magistrate has been sacked after she was caught misusing a disability blue badge.

Margot Conyers, a JP at Leeds magistrates’ court, was booted out of office after being caught using the parking permit.

Conyers, 58, from Mirfield, West Yorks, was dismissed following an investigation by the Judicial Conduct Investigation Office.

A spokesperson said: “The Lord Chancellor and the Lord Chief Justice have removed Margot Conyers JP, of the North and West Yorkshire Local Justice Area, from the magistracy after she was convicted of misusing a disability parking badge.

“The Lord Chancellor and the Lord Chief Justice found that Miss Conyers’ actions were incompatible with holding judicial office.”

 

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