Tory MP: IPCC report in Mitchell meeting is 'fierce'

Former shadow home secretary David Davis has said the Independent Police Complaints Commission report on an investigation into a police meeting with former chief whip Andrew Mitchell is "fierce".

He told ITV News: This is an astonishing report. In 25 years in Parliament I've not seen quite as fierce as this and for good reason.

"Policemen must be honest and truthful whenever they're doing their job...they plainly weren't here either when dealing with Andrew Mitchell or when dealing with the select committee [Home Affairs].

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Mitchell police face new probe

Officers accused of giving misleading accounts of a meeting with Andrew Mitchell are facing a new investigation by the IPCC, and are to be brought back before a committee to apologise to MPs.