Sir Cliff Richard was not aware of the police plans to raid his Berkshire home, solicitors acting on his behalf have said.
In a letter to the Home Affairs Select Committee, law firm Micheal Simkins LLP said that Sir Cliff was not informed by the police in advance of the search or contacted by any media organisation.
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