Lancashire MP in court on sex charges

Nigel Evans in court accused of committing various sexual offences against seven men.

Lancashire MP in court on sex charges

Nigel Evans MP Credit: PA

The Lancashire MP Nigel Evans is in court this morning accused of sexual offences.

The MP for Ribble Valley has been charged with 8 offences, including sexual assault and one count of rape. The charges follow allegations by 7 men.

Last month he resigned from his role as Commons Deputy Speaker, but said he'll remain as an MP and vowed to clear his name.