Former MP Sentenced

September 8th, 2020

Eric Joyce, former MP and Army Major, was recently sentenced for possessing an indecent film of children. 

The footage, which was considered to depict Category A abuse (the most serious type of abuse) included numerous children aged between 12 months and seven years.  Joyce was sentenced to eight months in prison, suspended for two years and will have to complete 150 hours of unpaid work.  In addition, Joyce also received a sexual harm prevention order, was given an 18-day rehabilitation actively requirements and ordered to pay prosecution costs of £1,800.