A FORMER Tory minister faces charges over claims of historic sex crimes.
السابق-Conservative politician was arrested last year on suspicion of “historical sexual offences”.
Last night the prosecutors confirmed: “The CPS has received a file of evidence from the Metropolitan Police related to allegations against one person and is now reviewing the material in line with our legal test.”
A Met Police spokeswoman said: “On June 21, 2021, a man, then aged 50, was arrested on suspicion of historical sexual offences.
“The alleged offences were committed between 2004 و 2010, and relate to one female victim.
“Detectives have passed a case file to the Crown Prosecution Service for review. There have been no other arrests.”
Christian Matheson, 54, was found to have committed two “serious sexual misconduct” offences against a former junior member of staff.
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The Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards recommended he be suspended from the Commons for four weeks — but he resigned instead.
Seven MPs are currently suspended from their political parties after facing claims of sexual misconduct.
Separately Tory MP Neil Parish resigned after The Sun revealed he had watched porn in the House of Commons.
Last night the Conservative Party declined to comment.