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Lord Rennard questioned by police

Senior Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard has been interviewed by the police under caution over allegations he sexually harassed women party activists.

Lord Rennard 'refutes the basis of allegations'

The senior Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard's solicitors said in a statement:

We can confirm that Lord Rennard agreed to meet with the police and that he welcomed his first opportunity to refute the basis of allegations made against him.

We do not intend to make any further statement until the conclusion of the police inquiry.

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