Sally Bercow: 'It was not libellous - just foolish'

Sally Bercow, wife of Commons Speaker John Bercow, has continued to tweet about reports she is receive a letter from Lord McAlpine's legal team.

She maintains her post was "not a libellous tweet":


Thanks for phone calls/texts/tweets. I guess I'd better get some legal advice then. Still maintain was not a libellous tweet - just foolish


McAlpine sues Speaker's wife

Lord McAlpine is suing the Speaker's wife Sally Bercow for £50,000 over an allegedly libellous tweet that he claims wrongly linked him to claims of child abuse, her lawyers told ITV News.