REVEALED: Westerham pervert was council’s minicab driver for disabled children » National Taxi Association https://t.co/hsMM5LCWI0
A pervert driving instructor worked as a minicab driver for disabled children on behalf of Kent County Council, the Chronicle can reveal. Matthew Ottley, 40, formerly of High Street, Westerham, was sentenced at Maidstone Crown Court on Friday to four and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity, and arranging or facilitating child prostitution or pornography. He previously ran the Edenbridge-based minicab company Matt’s Taxis, which he stood down from in March 2014. During his time as a minicab driver Ottley was on the council’s list of recommended drivers for transporting disabled children to school. A Kent County Council spokesman said: “KCC held taxi contracts with Mr Ottley until summer 2014. We did not receive any complaints about him.” He also ran Westerham-based driving school I Drive Safely,...