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This afternoon Labour released the text of a letter from the Shadow Attorney General, Emily Thornberry MP, to the Bar Council, querying Mr Buckland's appointment.
In it she queries whether a finding of professional misconduct disqualifies an individual from becoming a member of the Bar Council, and whether there is any precedent "for a senior member having had such a finding made against them".
She also asks what background checks were made, and whether a failure to disclose the "conviction" constitutes a fresh misconduct.
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Swindon South's Conservative MP, Robert Buckland is facing embarrassment - just five days into his new job as Solicitor General.