Former OTA director Johnny Pollard has pleaded not guilty to 22 fraud offences.

Pollard, who was a director at On the Beach and commercial manager at Bookable Holidays, appeared in Manchester and Salford’s Magistrates’ Court on Thursday morning.

He was charged by Greater Manchester Police earlier this month on 22 counts of fraud by false representation.

Pollard, 47, was released on unconditional bail and will appear at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court on July 18 to face trial.

The alleged offences are said to have occurred between January and May 2017.