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Tuesday 18th December 2012 | 21:00
Dominic Raab MP press release
Commenting on the Channel 4 news report on Andrew Mitchell, Esher & Walton MP Dominic Raab said:
"This is a deeply disturbing revelation. Up until now, the assumption has been that the police had behaved like angels, and Andrew Mitchell a villain. It now appears that at least one officer has deliberately told falsehoods, explicitly designed to drag Andrew Mitchell's name through the mud. We need a swift and rigorous investigation to see whether he acted alone, was put up to it, or indeed acted in collusion with other officers."