Labour MP Claudia Webbe who represents Leicester East has been charged by the police for alleged harassment against a woman.
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said that they made the decision following evidence presented by the Metropolitan Police.
Webbe will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on 11 November, after being accused of harassment against a woman between 1 September 2018 and 26 April this year.
In a statement, Jenny Hopkins of the CPS said, “The CPS has today decided that Claudia Webbe, MP for Leicester East, should be charged with an offence of harassment against one female.
“The CPS made the decision after receiving a file of evidence from the Metropolitan Police.
“Criminal proceedings against Ms Webbe are now active and she has the right to a fair trial. It is extremely important that there should be no reporting, commentary or sharing of information online which could in any way prejudice these proceedings.”