London Mayor Boris Johnson on the Andrew Mitchell row:
"In my book you shouldn't abuse police officers and I made that clear loads of times. The crucial thing for me is that Andrew Mitchell has now apologised not just once but twice publically. I believe he's also apologised to the officer concerned."
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Members of the London community have rallied round to offer their help to residents of the evacuated Chalcots estate in Camden.
Evacuated residents have expressed anger and confusion at unexpectedly being told they had to leave .
Camden Council is evacuating four tower blocks in the Chalcots estate in north London, to allow "urgent fire safety works" to take place.