Date: 15 March 2021
A spokesperson for the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office said:
The Lord Chancellor and the Lord Chief Justice have removed Mr Eric Murphy JP, of the Carmarthenshire Bench, from the magistracy, after he posted and shared material of an inappropriately provocative and racist nature on his public social media account.
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