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Lawyers representing Sir Cliff Richard have accused MPs of damaging the singer by releasing a letter from South Yorkshire Police to the media.
The letter, released earlier this week, said the police investigation had "increased significantly in size" and contained "more than one allegation". Sir Richard's lawyers complain the letter did not need to be published, and its publication "encouraged widespread publicity".
Sir Cliff has previously said the claims against him were "absurd and untrue" and he had "never, in my life, assaulted anyone."
He was interviewed under caution last year by detectives investigating a sex crime involving a young boy in the 1980s, but was not arrested or charged.
Sir Cliff Richard's lawyers have written to Home Affairs Committee chairman Keith Vaz MP accusing the committee of causing the singer "a further round of unnecessary and extremely damaging media coverage with no due process" by publishing a letter about the South Yorkshire Police sex abuse investigation earlier this week.
Sir Cliff Richard has labelled allegations of a historical sexual assault "absurd and untrue", and said he "remains confident" that his name will be cleared.
Two paragraphs of the letter sent from South Yorkshire Police's chief constable to MPs were blacked out before being released.
In what can be read, the letter says:
South Yorkshire Police's Chief Constable has revealed officers are in "regular contact" with Sir Cliff's lawyers over allegations of historical sexual assault.
In a letter to MP Keith Vaz, chairman of the Commons Home Affairs Select Committee, Ch Cons David Crompton said the official investigation into the claims had "increased significantly in size".
South Yorkshire Police has declined to comment on the contents of the letter.
It comes after an independent report criticised an agreement between the force and the BBC which resulted in a raid on the veteran pop star's home being broadcast live on television, saying it "interfered with his privacy" and "may well have caused unnecessary distress".
Sir Cliff has not been arrested or charged with any offence.
The police investigation into veteran singer Sir Cliff Richard has "increased significantly in size" since its inception and involves "more than one allegation", South Yorkshire's Chief Constable has revealed.
David Crompton said the "expanding nature" of the investigation meant he could not give a date when it would be concluded. In a letter to Keith Vaz, chairman of the Commons Home Affairs Select Committee, Mr Crompton said the force was in regular contact with Sir Cliff's lawyers.