Company director jailed for two years

Company director George Collier has been jailed for two years after a wall collapsed, killing a three-year-old girl.

The 49-year-old from Kinmel Bay was today found guilty of manslaughter on the grounds of gross negligence - a charge he'd denied.

His company Parcol, which is understood to be penniless, received no separate penalty.

Meg Burgess was walking home from the shops along a footpath in Meliden, near Prestatyn, with her mother in July 2008 when she died.

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Wall death prompts safety calls

The parents of three-year-old Meg Burgess, who died when a wall collapsed on her, are campaigning to include retaining and load-bearing walls under building regulations. Their local MP has raised the issue in a House of Commons motion today.