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MP Margaret Ferrier given community sentence for travelling with Covid

Politician admitted taking a train from London to Scotland, knowing she had coronavirus

An MP who admitted she had “culpably and recklessly” put people at risk after travelling by train from London to Scotland after testing positive for Covid-19 has been ordered to undertake a 270-hour community payback order.

Margaret Ferrier, the former Scottish National party politician, who now sits as an independent MP for Rutherglen and Hamilton West, admitted at a hearing at Glasgow sheriff court last month that she had exposed the public “to the risk of infection, illness and death”.

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