We welcome the decision by the CPS that there was insufficient evidence to show that the officer at the gate lied in his account and that there was insufficient evidence to show that Mr Mitchell was the victim of a conspiracy of misinformation.
We have always been concerned by the selected information that has been put into the public domain and it is noteworthy that the CPS came to its conclusions after reviewing all the evidence, including unedited CCTV footage from Downing Street.
Andrew Mitchell says he has been "stitched-up" by police whilst one officer was charged with misconduct in relation to the ongoing scandal.
Today's charges come more than a year after the events that led to the end of Mr Mitchell's career. Here is what has happened since.