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Former Cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell has demanded the Metropolitan Police release full transcripts of the hearings investigating officers over the Plebgate scandal.
Writing to police chief Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, the Conservative MP said that "confidence in the police has been badly damaged by the many revelations that have emerged", and that "only a completely open and transparent account of what happened will remedy the damage done."
The Metropolitan Police today confirmed they had received the letter, and were seeking legal advice as to what information could be published.
A policewoman involved in the Plebgate row on Downing Street between officers and former chief whip Andrew Mitchell boasted to a friend that she could bring down the Government, the Conservative MP has said.
Mitchell made the claim after Scotland Yard denied his requests to release information heard in gross misconduct hearings relating to the scandal.
Mitchell said full disclosure of Metropolitan Police gross misconduct hearings will show the woman texted a friend two days after the altercation saying: "I can topple the Tory Government".