Andrew Mitchell has told ITV News Central he is pleased at the progress being made in the so called 'Plebgate' investigation.
The Metropolitan police has tonight handed a dossier of evidence to the Crown Prosecution Service.
It follows an incident at the gates of Downing Street last September when the Sutton Coldfield MP was asked to get off his bike and use a side exit. Police officers claim the MP called them "plebs" - an allegation vehemently denied by Mr Mitchell.
Mr Mitchell told ITV News Central he took a call from the Deputy Commissioner of the Metropolitan police about the latest developments as he was attending an event in his constituency. He said he has always maintained he was "fitted up" by the police in an effort to toxify the tories.
A report out today says David Cameron brought in the the wrong person to investigate 'Plebgate'.
Andrew Mitchell has written a piece in which he has accused the police of trying to destroy his career in a smear campaign.
A police officer who claimed to have witnessed Andrew Mitchell's 'rant' at Downing Street is being investigated by the police watchdog.