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WATCH: Senior politician denies driving ‘dangerously’

WATCH: Senior politician denies driving ‘dangerously’

Tuesday 28 January 2020

WATCH: Senior politician denies driving ‘dangerously’


A parish Constable emerged from the Magistrate's Court smiling this morning, after pleading 'not guilty' to driving his red Ford Fiesta dangerously on a road in Trinity last summer.

St. John Connètable Chris Taylor (63) was facing a single charge of dangerous driving on La Rue du Bechet es Cats on 2 June 2019, which he denied.

Video: Constable Chris Taylor leaving Court after his brief hearing.

Constable Taylor holds the position of Assistant Chief Minister, but the government announced last week that he had taken the decision to ‘step aside’ from his duties until the legal proceedings are concluded.

The decision was accepted by the Chief Minister, who described it as the "proper" thing to do.

The Constable was represented in Court this morning by Advocate George Pearce. 

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Pictured: The politician has denied the single charge of dangerous driving.

Legal Adviser Paul Lee asked the Court to adjourn the case until the 10 March when a date will be set for trial.

Relief Magistrate Nuno Santos-Costa was presiding.

Constable Taylor remains on conditional bail.

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