article 18 December 2012 UK
CCTV casts doubt on account of Andrew Mitchell exchange
CCTV casts doubt on account of Andrew Mitchell exchange

Exclusive: Dispatches and Channel 4 News reveal CCTV footage of the exchange between Andrew Mitchell and police officers that raises questions about the account in police logs leaked to the media.

video 26 November 2013 Politics
Mitchell: dishonest police officers stitched me up - video

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Andrew Mitchell, the former cabinet minister at the centre of "plebgate", tells Channel 4 News he was stiched up by police officers whose sole duty it was to defend Downing Street.

article 19 December 2012 Politics
Revealed: Mitchell 'plebgate' row eyewitness email
The eyewitness email to Andrew Mitchell 'plebgate' row

As a new investigation is launched into allegations that Andrew Mitchell called police officers "plebs", Channel 4 News reveals the controversial email accusing the former chief whip of swearing.

article 19 December 2012 Politics
Andrew Mitchell 'plebgate' row: the key questions
Andrew Mitchell 'plebgate' row: the key questions (G)
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After a Channel 4 News and Dispatches investigation questions the account recorded in a police log and results in calls for an investigation, Michael Crick answers the key questions on the row.


post 01 September 2014
Read more on Michael's blog New plebgate CCTV corroborates footage broadcast by C4

Scotland Yard today finally published their report into the plebgate affair, providing new information about how the leaks occurred and what happened.

article 01 September 2014 UK
Watch new 'plebgate' footage released by Met Police

Scotland Yard finally releases new CCTV footage revealing Andrew Mitchell's controversial encounter with police - now known as the "plebgate" incident - from the other side of Downing Street.

post 15 July 2014
Read more on Michael's blog Reshuffle leaves Cameron with dangerous lack of legal experience

David Cameron's reshuffle exposes a lack of legal experience in the upper ranks of government - not to mention a growing pool of unhappy men in their 50s on the backbenches.

article 21 May 2014 UK
Police officer sacked by Met over 'Plebgate' involvement

Susan Johnson, formerly a police constable in the diplomatic protection group, is dismissed without notice after a gross misconduct hearing.

article 20 May 2014 UK
Simon Israel by 'Battered and bruised' police body attempts reboot

Burnt by scandals like "plebgate" and bullying allegations, the Police Federation is meeting in Bournemouth to elect a new leader and put in place reforms to get the organisation back on track.

article 12 February 2014 UK
Andrew Mitchell (picture: Getty)
Plebgate: Andrew Mitchell treated like 'tethered prey'

A former policeman at the centre of the "plebgate" row, which led to the resignation of Andrew Mitchell, says the police Federation has treated the former chief whip like "tethered prey".