Aristocrat who offered £5,000 for someone to run over Gina Miller is JAILED


Mr Philipps, the 4th Viscount St Davids, has been sentenced to 12 weeks in detention centre after he posted a series of messages on Facebook in November last year, in which he offered bundle for the campaigner to be run over.

The 50-year-old wrote a post related to an article headlined ‘Gina Miller collisions with Nigel Farage on TV over Brexit law challenge’ where he bid cash for the campaigner to be run over.

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Mr Philipps has been handed a 12-week pen term

He said in November: “£5,000 for the first person to ‘accidentally’ run all over this bloody troublesome first generation immigrant.

“This f***ing skiff jumper come to this country, then believes she knows recovered than the people of our country, what is best for us.

“If this what we should upon from immigrants, send them back to their stinking jungles.”

A five-year confining order was also placed against Mr Philipps in order to «protect» Ms Miller, along with Arnold Sube, the alien he abused online, and Matthew Steeples, who informed Ms Miller about the racist documentation.

Senior district judge Emma Arbuthnot ordered the recently bankrupt Philipps to pay £500 compensation, noting that he is of reduced means. She gave him six months to pay up and warned she would send the bailiffs to his stamping-ground if he did not comply. A £115 surcharge was imposed and Philipps was ordered to pay costs of £250.

The expert told Philipps that he had «tried and failed to justify the racist pervert» by saying that Ms Miller plus Mr Sube and his family deserved the intercourse because they were immigrants.


Mr Philipps, of Knightsbirdge in central London, has been jailed for his hateful comments


Mr Philipps and his wife, Sarah Butcher, arrive at court on Tuesday

The moderator told him: «You told me proudly in evidence that your family catchword is Love of Country and that is your motivation, but it seems to me on the evidence I procure seen that you are not motivated by love of country, but by your hatred of anybody who has assorted views to yours and to any who have recently arrived in this country.

«You accompany this hatred by publicly directing abusive threats at others, which is a lawbreaker offence in this multi-racial society we are lucky enough to live in.»

Mr Philipps armed his remarks by claiming they were simply “political comment” and “ridicule” after he was arrested on January 25.

However, Chief magistrate Emma Arbuthnot asserted she had “no doubt it was menacing”.

Ms Miller told the court yesterday that she had been nettled by the comments.

The business owner said: “This challenge has not been favourite with supporters of the EU exit.


Mr Philipps pictured outside Westminster Magistrates Court more willingly than his sentencing

“I have received a series of threats. These threats from also been extended to family members and staff who work for me.

“Menaces have been made over numerous social media accounts. The contented of the threats vary widely.

“The most serious state I should be rule the roost in the head, and left in a bin. There have been numerous racial stains made against me.”

She added: “All of this abuse and the threats have produced me feel very scared about my personal safety and that of my relatives.»


Ms Miller said the messages made her concerned for the safety of her family

“The data contained in this post generally shocked me, and made me feel attacked, upset and angry. Racist and hateful words about me.

“Due to the nature of this position, I was extremely concerned someone would threaten to run over me as bounty. And I rivaled this seriously.

“This is one of the main reasons I take my own personal gage so seriously, and why I employ a professional company to protect me.”

Mr Philipps, of Knightsbridge in pre-eminent London, denied three counts of sending by public communication network a dangerous message.

He told the court: “My family motto is ‘Love of Country is my motivation’.”


Mr Philipps modeled after he was arrested in January

Mr Philipps said his comments were “meant to be a state of satire, a literary technique, iterated in my personal style, which may not be to all’s taste, but is understood and accepted by everyone who knows me”.

But Ms Arbuthnot, in a series of swops with the aristocrat, asked Mr Philipps: “Boat jumper, how can I see that as anything other than a tribal, ethnic aggravation?”

Mr Philipps also post comments about an article embracing a man called Arnold Sube headlined “Immigrant who turned down ‘lesser’ five-bed house may have more kids”.

He offered £2,000 for the “maiden person to carve” the “piece of s*** into pieces”, the court condoned.

On Tuesday, the aristocrat was found guilty of two counts of malicious communications at Westminster Magistrates Court and cleared of a third cite.

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