Number 10: 'Proper processes' need to be followed

Asked if David Cameron thought disciplinary action should be taken against the three officers, the Prime Minister's official spokesman told a daily Westminster media briefing:

These are decisions for the relevant authorities.

It is very necessary that the proper processes are followed so that we get to the bottom of things. That is absolutely right. But there are authorities with the authority to take decisions around these types of things and it is not for politicians to get involved in the taking of those decisions.

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Plebgate meeting cops apology

West Midlands Police officers have said that they "did not plan to mislead anyone" over a meeting they held with Andrew Mitchell over claims he abused police. They also apologised for talking to the media after the meeting.