Portsmouth MP Mike Hancock quits cabinet

Mike Hancock has quit his cabinet position at Portsmouth City Council.

Portsmouth councillor Mike Hancock quits cabinet post

Portsmouth City councillor Mike Hancock has quit his cabinet position in the Liberal Democrat led authority.

It comes hours before a meeting this evening that was due to see the Lib-Dem group vote on whether the councillor should keep his position.

Tonight's meeting will now decide who will take up the position.

Mike Hancock has quit his position as a Portsmouth City councillor Credit: ITV Meridian