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.
More top news
From the Queen leaving Buckingham Palace to the knocking of Black Rod and, most importantly, the Queen's Speech.
The pomp and ceremony of the Queen's Speech is always fun, writes Alastair Stewart - but behind it was a radical agenda for the coming years
A man described as a "fanatic" has been jailed after being convicted of trying to join IS to fulfil his ambition of becoming a martyr.