Sally Bercow, wife of Speaker of the House John Bercow, has responded to reports that she is due to receive a letter from Lord McAlpine's legal team:
Andrew Reid, Lord McAlpine's solicitor, said that legal letters would be sent to individuals who mentioned the peer's name on the internet, particularly on Twitter, in relation to false accusations of child abuse against the former Tory treasurer.
Eleven days ago Mrs Bercow tweeted:
Why is Lord McAlpine trending? *innocent face*From @SallyBercow on Twitter: