The League Against Cruel Sports’ former chief spin doctor, Steve Taylor, has pleaded guilty to fraud.

Taylor, 35, of Saltash, Cornwall, pleaded guilty at a hearing in Guildford Crown Court on Friday, 27 July.

He was arrested last year, following an investigation into financial irregularities at the charity.

He is due to be sentenced on 7 September.

This news story was first published in the current issue of H&H (10 August 2012)