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Police 'reviewing information' about Tory MP Mark Menzies after alleged misuse of funds

Sky News Friday, 19 April 2024
Police say they are reviewing "information" about Conservative MP Mark Menzies after Labour asked for an investigation into claims he misused party funds.
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News video: Labour and voters react as Tory MP Mark Menzies loses whip

Labour and voters react as Tory MP Mark Menzies loses whip 02:58

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has lost the Conservative whip as the party investigates claims of misuse of funds. On Wednesday, The Times published claims Mr Menzies had used political donations to cover medical expenses and pay off "bad people” who had locked him in a flat and demanded thousands of pounds...

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Mark Menzies MP constituents react to the allegations [Video]

Mark Menzies MP constituents react to the allegations

Residents of Mark Menzies's constituency express dismay at allegations made against their local representative. Fylde MP Mark Menzies lost the Conservative whip after The Times published claims that he had used political donations to cover medical expenses and pay off “bad people”. Report by Gluszczykm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Labour calls for police probe into MP Mark Menzies [Video]

Labour calls for police probe into MP Mark Menzies

Police should investigate allegations an MP misused campaign funds, Labour has said. Mark Menzies lost the Conservative whip after claims emerged that he had used political donations to cover medical expenses. Menzies disputes the allegations. Starmer said: “There are obviously a lot of unanswered questions in relation to these allegations, not least why it seems the Conservative Party took so long to act and whether they’ve reported this to the police, who, it seems to me, should be involved" Report by Covellm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Minister: MP losing whip is not a party issue [Video]

Minister: MP losing whip is not a party issue

Grant Shapps comments on Tory MP Mark Menzies losing his whip over allegations he misused campaign funds. The defence secretary defends the Conservatives arguing it is not a ''party issue''. Mark Menzies is the eighth Conservative MP who has lost his whip over the course of the current Parliament. Defence Secretary comments on Mark Menzies losing his whip over allegations he misused campaign funds. Grant Shapps defended the Conservatives arguing it is not a ''party issue''. Mark Menzies is the eight Conservative MP who lost his whip over the course of the current Parliament. Report by Gluszczykm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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