Andrew Mitchell to sue The Sun over 'Plebgate'

Andrew Mitchell has always denied referring to police officers as "plebs" during an incident outside Downing Street last September. Credit: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Andrew Mitchell has confirmed to me that he has issued a libel writ against The Sun over "Plebgate".

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Mitchell reports Met Police

Andrew Mitchell, the former Cabinet Minister, has made a formal complaint against Scotland Yard over the alleged leaking of its report into the “Plebgate” affair.