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Timeline of MP Mike Hancock sexual misconduct allegations

Mike Hancock has been suspended from the Liberal Democrat Party. Photo: Press Association

MP Mike Hancock has been suspended from the Lib Dems, almost three years after allegations of sexual misconduct made against him first surfaced. He denies the claims.

Here is a timeline of events:

In October 2009 the alleged victim approaches Hancock for help with housing issues. Over the next seven months she alleges he made repeated and unwanted sexual advances.

In October 2009 the alleged victim approaches Hancock for help with housing. Credit: ITV News
In February 2001 the alleged victim made repeated attempts to complain to Nick Clegg's office. Credit: ITV News
In February 2012 the Lib Dems wrote to the alleged victim, telling her they would not be investigating. Credit: ITV News
In June 2013 Nick Clegg asked his chief whip to look into it and Mr Hancock resigned but wasn't suspended. Credit: ITV News
Portsmouth Council decide not to publish report that was highly critical of Mr Hancock. Credit: ITV News

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