MP Hancock settles with constituent over allegations

MP Mike Hancock has reached a settlement with a constituent who accused him of sexual assault.

Independent MP Mr Hancock has repeatedly denied the allegations and the settlement relates to a civil action brought by the woman, who has remained anonymous.

ITV News Westminster producer Adam Smith has tweeted.

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MP Mike Hancock has reached a settlement in the civil action brought against him by constituent who alleged sexual assault

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MP Mike Hancock has issued an apology to his constituent for "any distress, anger and worsening of your psychiatric condition" @itvnews

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Mike Hancock admits he conducted an "inappropriate and unprofessional" relationship with his constituent @itvnews

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