Peter Hain file passed to prosecutors

As The Guardian reports:

The Metropolitan police handed a file to the Crown Prosecution Service following an inquiry into late declarations to his campaign for the deputy leadership of the Labour party.

Hain today put any inconsistencies down to an “innocent mistake” and said he had provided police “with all the information they might need”…

A Metropolitan police spokesman said that the CPS would “advise us on whether any further enquiries are necessary and whether any charges should be brought”.

Hain quit as work and pensions secretary in January after the Electoral Commission referred his late declaration of donations to the police following a “thorough review” of the evidence.

Read more by or more about or .
This entry was posted in News.
Advert

One Comment

  • Interesting posting over on Peter Black’s blog about Hain’s campaign manager and what he’s up to now.

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

To have your photo next to your comment please signup your email address with Gravatar.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

*
*
Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?

Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarMatthew Harris 17th Sep - 10:22pm
    @Nom de Plume German racist pseudo-scientists in the 19th century spoke of German Jews as racially inferior "Semites", and they - the anti-Jewish racists -...
  • User AvatarYeovil Yokel 17th Sep - 9:10pm
    The Guardian News version on You Tube is better because it includes cutaways to see the audience's reactions.
  • User AvatarGeoff Reid 17th Sep - 9:07pm
    Paul Barker is surely accurate with his figures. But I am am probably not the only by-election nerd who is genuinely shocked by real votes...
  • User AvatarCassie 17th Sep - 8:41pm
    Peter: the only way we will get to enact Revoke is if we win a General Election. If 'The People' all want to leave, they...
  • User AvatarJohn Marriott 17th Sep - 8:37pm
    Yes, the Lib Dem brand does exactly what it says on the tin! Going for revocation period is a brave move. Some might argue that...
  • User AvatarRoss McLean 17th Sep - 8:21pm
    Peter - you don't need to wonder wistfully what Paddy would've thought. In August 2018 he said on twitter, "The argument against a People's Vote...
Thu 10th Oct 2019