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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".