Trial of Labour MP accused of assaulting Yes supporter adjourned

The trial of a Labour MP accused of kicking a 'Yes' campaigner on the day of the independence referendum has been adjourned until November.

Labour MP Marie Rimmer leaves Glasgow Sheriff Court. Picture: PA

Marie Rimmer, 69, MP for St Helens South and Whiston, denies assaulting Patricia McLeish outside Glasgow’s Shettleston Community Centre on 18 September 2014.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

She also denies behaving in an abusive manner towards other Yes campaigners.