Monday, September 28, 2020

Leicester East MP Claudia Webbe charged with harassment

Claudia Webbe, the Labour MP for Leicester East, has been charged with harassment, reports the Leicester Mercury.

She was charged after the Metropolitan Police passed a file of evidence was passed to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Webbe, who replaced Keith Vaz as MP for the seat at last year's general election and remains a councillor in Islington, is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 11 November.

Later. The Evening Standard says Claudia Webbe has been suspended from the Labour Party.

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