Prime Minister hints Andrew Mitchell could return to government

During a visit to Afghanistan, Mr Cameron was asked in interviews if Mr Mitchell could make a comeback.

"One step at a time. Let's get to the truth about what happened,"

"But I think it has been an extraordinary development, frankly, to find a police officer apparently posing as a member of the public, pretending to have been outside Downing Street at the time and then trying to blacken the name of a Cabinet minister."

– David Cameron

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'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.