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Former Tory chief whip Andrew Mitchell has complained to the IPCC over ‘Plebgate’

Former Tory chief whip Andrew Mitchell has complained to the IPCC over ‘Plebgate’

The former government minister who lost his job over “Plebgate” has lodged a formal complaint against Scotland Yard.

Andrew Mitchell, the coalition government’s former chief whip, has written to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) accusing the Metropolitan Police of a continued campaign to “destroy” his career.

Mr Mitchell took the action after newspaper reports suggested a police file passed to the Crown Prosecution Service contained no evidence that officers lied about his behaviour. (more…)