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Rogue trader’ prosecuted for gas safety crimes

A gas fitter from West Yorkshire who put lives at risk by carrying out illegal work was today (26 February) handed a suspended jail sentence and community service for his crimes.

Brian Lloyd, aged 57,of Dewsbury Road, Ossett, faces 17 weeks imprisonment if he fails to mend his ways, after pleading guilty to eight breaches of the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 at Wakefield Magistrates Court. He was also sentenced to 150 community service and ordered to pay £1,000 costs.

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