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MP fined for jumping red light in central London

An Labour MP, who once served as Minister for Sport, has been fined for jumping a red light in central London. Kate Hoey drove her Mini through a signal on Victoria Embankment last July. The light turned red just over a second before.

Vauxhall MP, Kate Hoey Credit: Press Association

Kate Hoey, who has been MP for Vauxhall since 1989, was fined £240 after admitting going through the red light. She was also given three penalty points.