Bercow: Malhotra office access claims didn’t breach rules

Claims by Labour MP Seema Malhotra that her office was accessed without her permission do not amount to a possible breach of Commons rules, Speaker John Bercow has said.

The ex-frontbencher had complained to Mr Bercow that aides to leader Jeremy Corbyn and shadow chancellor John McDonnell gained “unauthorised entry”.

Mr Bercow said there was nothing to “justify regarding these events as a possible breach”.

Mr McDonnell has called for an apology.

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