‘Of course I don’t know if I was speeding – I have too many cars’

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‘Of course I don’t know if I was speeding – I have too many cars’

But the court didn't buy this extraordinary excuse by the super-rich sister of the Duke of Westminster

Bill Gardner

It was an excuse that could only have been offered by one of Britain’s wealthiest women.

Lady Tamara van Cutsem, a close friend of the royal family, tried to avoid a speeding ticket by pointing the finger at her own household workers, a court heard.

However, the 39-year-old noblewoman claimed she had too many staff members – and too many cars – to remember who was behind the wheel. “I simply don’t know if I was the driver at the time,” she claimed...

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