Ex-MP Charlie Elphicke convicted of sexual assault

Elphicke was Conservative MP for Kent constituency of Dover and Deal from 2010 until last year

  • Guilty verdict casts spotlight on decision to restore whip

The former Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke has been found guilty of three counts of sexual assault against two women.

The father-of-two, who represented the Kent constituency of Dover and Deal from 2010 until last year, had denied the three charges, two in relation to a young parliamentary worker in 2016 and one in relation to a woman at his family’s central London home in 2007.

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