MP Sues For Libel

THURROCK MP Andrew MacKinlay is suing the BBC for libel over allegations made on Newsnight.

Mr MacKinlay, the MP for Thurrock since 1992, is claiming damages of £100,000 over the programme which went out on 30 April.

He is also seeking aggravated damages, and an injunction preventing repetition of the allegations at the centre of his claim.

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