Nigel Evans 'will not resume duties' during investigation

A Commons spokesman says Deputy speaker Nigel Evans will not resume duties in the chamber while police investigations into allegations of rape and sexual assault continue.

Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons, Nigel Evans
Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons, Nigel Evans Credit: Press Association

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Evans Commons duties on hold

Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons Nigel Evans will not resume chairing duties in the chamber while police investigations continue into allegations of rape and sexual assault, a Commons spokesman said. Mr Evans denies the allegations.