LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Sally Bercow (C), wife of John Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons, arrives at the Royal Courts of Justice on May 16, 2013 in London, England. Mrs Bercow is being sued for libel over a tweet she posted which referenced Lord McAlpine that he claims linked him to false allegations of child abuse.
I should remind Members, as did my predecessor in 2008, that the precincts of Parliament are not a haven from the law.
I wish to report to the house that the rooms of a member were searched yesterday pursuant to a warrant issued by the circuit judge in Preston Crown Court on 16 May. The warrant related to the investigation of a serious arrestable offence.More quotes »
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