Police Drop Probe and Find No Criminal Wrongdoing
Police have dropped their investigation into Tory MP Andrew Rosindell and cleared him of any criminal wrongdoing. The investigation was launched following sexual offence allegations made against him. However, the Metropolitan Police concluded that there was no case to answer and that no further action would be taken.
MP Always Denied Claims and Insists on Innocence
Throughout the investigation, Mr. Rosindell consistently denied the claims against him and maintained his innocence. In a statement, his office expressed his complete exoneration and stated that he will continue to serve as the local MP for Romford, working tirelessly for the people of his beloved home town.
Offences Under Investigation Covered 2002-2009
The offences under investigation included abuse of a position of trust and indecent assault. These allegations spanned from 2002 to 2009, during a time when Mr. Rosindell held the positions of a whip and shadow minister.
MP Agreed to Stay Away from Parliamentary Estate
While under investigation, Mr. Rosindell voluntarily agreed to stay away from the parliamentary estate. Although not obliged to do so, he maintained his distance under an agreement with Tory whips.
Representing Romford Since 2001
Andrew Rosindell has been the MP for Romford since 2001. He secured a majority of 17,893 votes in the 2019 general election, making Romford a safe seat for the Conservative Party.
Thorough Investigation Concludes No Further Action
The Metropolitan Police conducted a thorough investigation into the allegations against Mr. Rosindell. After careful examination of the evidence, detectives concluded that it did not meet the threshold set by Crown Prosecutors. The MP has been informed that he will face no further action.
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