'MP held over Parliament assault'

'MP held over Parliament assault'

Reading : United Kingdom | Feb 22, 2012 at 5:50 PM PST
Source: BBC
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MP held over Parliament assault' A man, understood to be Labour MP Eric Joyce, has been arrested on suspicion of assault following a disturbance at the Houses of Parliament. Police said officers detained a man in his 50s after being called to reports of an incident at a House of Commons bar at about 22:50... FULL ARTICLE AT BBC
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A lawmaker with the Conservative party was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexual assault
A lawmaker with the Conservative party was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexual assault
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