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Former MP Denis MacShane will appear in court today charged with false accounting over expense claims.
The 65-year-old is due at Westminster Magistrates Court to face charges linked to alleged fraudulent claims of £12,900 for research and translation services.
Prosecutors announced earlier this month that he would face one count of false accounting following claims that he had faked receipts.
MacShane stood down as MP for Rotherham last year.
The Crown Prosecution Service has taken the decision to charge former MP Denis Macshane over alleged fraudulent expenses claims with a total value of £12,900.
Former MP Denis MacShane is to be charged with false accounting over parliamentary expenses claims, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.
It is alleged MacShane claimed expenses for services carried out by a company that did not carry out that work.