Nathan Bale, 31, the former constituency office manager of North Cornwall MP Dan Rogerson, was given a two-year community order by magistrates in Bodmin who heard that he became "fixated" with child pornography after initially accessing the sordid material out of "morbid curiosity".
The former Lib Dem member of Cornwall Council, resigned for "health reasons" after his arrest in June.
Until his resignation Bale held the Bude North and Stratton seat on
Cornwall Council for the Liberal Democrats. He took the seat in the June
2009 election, winning 72 per cent of the vote - the largest majority
on the council.
My comment: The list of not fit for purpose Councillors and MPs just gets longer and longer.
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