MP Claudia Webbe accused partner’s ex of sending him intimate pictures

Former Labour MP Claudia Webbe called a love rival 17 times after police told her to stop all contact, a court heard. Webbe, 57, allegedly branded Michelle Merritt a ‘slag’, threatened to throw acid at her and said she would post naked photos of her to her family. The now-independent MP for Leicester East was convicted of harassment at Westminster Magistrates’ Court last November and sentenced to 10 weeks jail, suspended for two years with 200 hours unpaid work. She…

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