Nigel Evans on Trial in Preston
Lembit Opik leaves Preston Crown Court where he appeared as a witness in the trial of former deputy speaker of the House of Commons Nigel Evans on March 17, 2014 in Preston, Lancashire. Nigel Evans, the former deputy speaker of the House of Commons is accused of sexual offences against seven men. The 56-year-old faces nine charges dating from 2002 to April 1, 2013. He denies two counts of indecent assault, six of sexual assault and one of rape.