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Ex-UKIP candidate David Evans jailed for animal cruelty

A farmer who was set to stand as a UKIP candidate in Cornwall has been jailed for four months for animal cruelty.

David Evans, from Week St Mary, near Bude, was also banned from keeping sheep and ordered to pay costs of £714. 278 more words


Ukip candidate David Evans could face prison over animal welfare charges

A NORTH Cornwall farmer chosen as a UKIP parliamentary candidate is facing de-selection after a judge warned he could be sent to prison.

The party announced just last week that David Evans, from Week St Mary, would contest the Camborne- Redruth seat but, on Monday, the 71-year-old pleaded guilty to six animal welfare charges. 684 more words