Deputy House of Commons Speaker Nigel Evans has made statement after his release on police bail after being arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual assault yesterday.
He said that the allegations are "completely false" and made by two people he had "regarded as friends until yesterday".
Mr Evans also said he could not understand why they have been made especially as he had "continued to socialise with one" as late as last week.
He also spoke of his "sense of incredulity" at the events.
Deputy Commons Speaker Nigel Evans said allegations that he raped one man and sexually assaulted another are "completely false".
Deputy House of Commons Speaker and Conservative MP Nigel Evans has been arrested on suspicion of rape, sources said.