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MP expected to criticise Sussex Police in House of Commons – live link
11:10am Wednesday 13th March 2013 in News
East Worthing and Shoreham MP Tim Loughton has tabled a motion for debate in the House of Commons today (March 13) and is expected to criticise Sussex Police for pursuing a complaint accusing him of racist abuse.
Mr Loughton's debate takes place after questions on international development at 11.30am and before Prime Minister's questions at noon.
The debate follows an investigation by Sussex Police over the email exchange in which Mr Loughton said he supported the description of Kieran Francis, of Shoreham, as “unkempt” and “dishevelled”.
Mr Francis, of Romany gypsy descent, took objection to this description and approached Sussex Police who investigated the matter as a report of malicious communication.
Watch the debate live from the House of Commons on The Argus webpage: www.theargus.co.uk/news/special/loughtondebate/
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