Danny Nightingale: the Attorney’s right, Hammond was wrong – Head of Legal

Posted November 22nd, 2012 in appeals, armed forces, attorney general, courts martial, firearms, news by tracey

“The Attorney General Dominic Grieve has been criticised for refusing to intervene in the case of Danny Nightingale, a soldier who pleaded guilty at a Court Martial recently to illegal possession of a gun and ammunition. Apparently Danny Nightingale’s solicitor intends to appeal, presumably against the sentence of 18 months detention. Grieve refused to intervene following a written request to do so from the Secretary of State for Defence, Philip Hammond.”

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Head of Legal, 20th November 2012

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