The Liberal Democrats have suspended the party membership of MP and Councillor Mike Hancock after receiving a Portsmouth City Council report into allegations of sexual impropriety:
The Liberal Democrats have this afternoon, for the first time, had sight of a Portsmouth City Council report by Nigel Pascoe QC into allegations of sexual impropriety by Mike Hancock.
Mike Hancock resigned as a Liberal Democrat MP last year in order to contest allegations of sexual impropriety in a High Court civil action.
Given Nigel Pascoe QC’s conclusions in his report, we have immediately suspended Mike Hancock’s membership of the party.
MP Mike Hancock has been suspended from the Lib Dems after the party saw a report into claims of sexual misconduct. He denies the claims.
ITV News has seen an email in which Mike Hancock's office responded to his accuser, saying the claims against the MP were "not fair."
The Liberal Democrats have suspended the membership of Portsmouth South MP Mike Hancock following a report on alleged sexual impropriety.