Romford MP Andrew Rosindell will face no further action over allegations he committed sexual offences, including rape.

A statement from the Met Police said that in January 2020, the force received a report regarding alleged sexual offences being committed in London between 2002 and 2009.

Police arrested a man in his 50s in May 2022 on suspicion of indecent assault, sexual assault, rape, abuse of position of trust and misconduct in public office.

He had since been bailed four times but the Met confirmed in its statement that he will face "no further action".

A Met spokesperson said: "A thorough investigation has been carried out by detectives. They concluded that the evidence did not meet the threshold set by Crown prosecutors."

A spokesperson for Mr Rosindell issued a statement, which said: “The Metropolitan Police have conducted a thorough investigation and concluded that there was no case to answer and that no further action would be taken.

"Andrew has been completely exonerated.  He has been working constantly for Romford throughout the past twenty-one months and will continue to speak up for the people of his beloved home town as their local MP."