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'Five women' in Rennard probe

ITV News understands that police are likely to be speaking to around five women in total over claims of sexual impropriety made against former Lib Den Chief Executive Lord Rennard.

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Police to look into allegations against Lord Rennard

Officers from Scotland Yard will meet Liberal Democrat officials today Credit: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Police officers will meet Liberal Democrat officials today in order to decide whether allegations made against Lord Rennard could constitute an alleged crime.

A statement from the Metropolitan Police said the purpose of the meeting is to "ascertain whether or not criminal activity has taken place".

A spokesman for the Liberal Democrats described it as a "stakeholder meeting" and urged "anyone with allegations of a criminal nature to contact the police".

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