'Plebgate' probe defended

The senior civil servant who carried out an investigation for Prime Minister David Cameron into allegations that his Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell swore at police insisted that he did a "competent" job and came to the right conclusion.

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Report: CCTV sheds new light on 'Plebgate'

Dispatches and Channel 4 News will broadcast CCTV footage tonight they say sheds "new light" on the confrontation between Andrew Mitchell and Downing Street police officers which became known as "Plebgate".

A still from the CCTV footage to be shown on Dispatches/Channel 4 News Credit: Dispatches/Channel 4 News

They claim the footage shows an exchange that "raises questions about the description in police logs leaked to the media".

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