Date: 12 July 2021
A spokesperson for the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office said:
The Lord Chief Justice has, with the Lord Chancellor’s agreement, issued Aidan Phillips JP of the Northamptonshire bench with a formal warning for failing to meet the minimum sittings requirement of his appointment. In reaching their decision, they took into consideration Mr Phillip’s previously unblemished record of service as a magistrate.
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