Protest charges dropped against Hartlepool Green Party candidate

An election candidate who was arrested following a protest in London has seen the charges against him dropped.

Michael Holt, a Green Party candidate who is standing in the General Election in Hartlepool, was arrested on October 21 last year and charged with obstructing a police officer in the execution of his duty, and also for failing to comply with a direction to leave.

The charges followed Mr Holt taking part in the protests about having a democracy free from corporate interests, in Parliament Square Gardens, London.

Source – Hartlepool Mail, 18 Apr 2015

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