Committal for Contempt of Court at Open Court at Newcastle: Scott

|Contempt of Court

Case Number – E90NE044 : Northumberland County Council -v- Scott, Scott & Whalen

In relation to the above numbered case on 6th August 2019, Her Honour Judge Moir sitting as a Judge of the High Court at Newcastle District Registry (sitting at Newcastle Combined Court Centre), sentenced the Defendant Lee Scott to a custodial sentence of 28 days (and activated a suspended sentence of 28 days imposed on 22nd July 2019 to run concurrently with the present sentence) for contempt of court on breach of an injunction order dated 5th October 2018.


Lee Scott was in breach of the injunction, by:

  1. On Tuesday 23rd July 2019 at 5:15pm telephoning Isabella Scott
  2. On Tuesday 23rd July 2019 at 6:45pm telephoning Isabella Scott

These breaches were contrary to the terms of the injunction order dated 5th October 2018 whereby the Second Defendant was forbidden to have any contact with the First Defendant except contact supervised by or on behalf of the Applicant.