Film of the police searching Damian Green’s Parliamentary office has has been released this afternoon, with Dominic Grieve stressing the footage documents “a dark day for democracy”.
The office of the Shadow Immigration Minister was searched by Metropolitan Police officers on Thursday 27th November.
Dominic Grieve, the Shadow Home Secretary, stressed Damian was “guilty only of doing his job”:
“MPs are not above the law. But they must be allowed to bring the Government to account and to put into the public domain information which may be uncomfortable for Ministers.”
The footage released today shows Andrew Mackay, Senior Parliamentary and Political Adviser to David Cameron, entering Damian Green’s office as police officers carry out their search.