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.
More top news
Lord Montagu, who founded the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, has died aged 88 following a short illness.
Expensive fares and late arrivals make Britain's railways "second rate" compared to European rivals, a study has found.
Former England rugby captain Will Carling has played down his country's hopes of success at the 2015 World Cup.