MP Eric Joyce due in court over assault charges

MP 'Eric Joyce. Picture: TSPL

MP 'Eric Joyce. Picture: TSPL

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MP Eric Joyce is due to appear in court today on charges of assault and criminal damage.

The 54-year-old MP for Falkirk faces two counts of common assault and one of criminal damage in relation to an alleged incident in Camden, north London, in October.

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He is due to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court.

Joyce, a former Army major, currently sits in the Commons as an independent.

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