Lord Brittan: 'Rape allegation' wholly without foundation

Former Home Secretary Lord Brittan said the reported allegation of rape against him is "wholly without foundation". The 74-year-old Conservative peer was questioned under police caution last month but was not arrested, according to reports.

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Lord Brittan 'will not comment' on 'police quiz' story

Lord Brittan will not be commenting on a report that he was questioned by police in connection with an alleged rape, his spokesperson said.

The 74-year-old Conservative peer was questioned under police caution last month but was not arrested, according to the Independent on Sunday.

Lord Brittan is understood to have strongly denied the allegation.

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