'Plebgate': police seek advice

Police investigating the "Plebgate' affair in which Sutton Coldfield MP Andrew Mitchell stepped down from his government post, have asked Crown Prosecution Service prosecutors for advice on the next stage of the investigation.

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Andrew Mitchell considering "a range of further actions"

A spokeswoman in Andrew Mitchell's office has told our Political Correspondent Alison Mackenzie:

"Andrew has made no complaint formal or informal to the police. He first learnt of the arrest on Sunday evening.

"He is considering a range of further actions because as he had consistently made clear the content of the of alleged police log is false"

– Spokeswoman in Andrew Mitchell's office

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