November 25, 2021 3.39 pm This story is over 24 months old

Former West Lindsey council leader jailed for 14 months

Jail for the ex-Conservative council leader

Giles McNeill, the former leader of West Lindsey District Council, has been jailed for 14 months at Lincoln Crown Court after admitting fraud offences.

Mr McNeill, the ex-Conservative councillor, admitted eight theft, fraud and forgery charges totalling £31,201.04 from his own party over a six year period.

He was sentenced at Lincoln Crown Court on Thursday, November 25 to a jail term of 14 months. This comes after he resigned from his role in September 2020 for what he described as “personal reasons”.

Read the full details of the court case here.