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Lack of evidence’ to prosecute Lord Sewel on drugs charges

Disgraced peer Lord Sewel will not be prosecuted after Scotland Yard said today a video showing him apparently snorting cocaine with two sex workers was ‘insufficient evidence’.

The 69-year-old quit the House of Lords and apologised for the ‘pain and embarrassment’ he caused his humiliated family when the footage emerged in July.

In the film he used a £5 note to snort a powder he referred to as ‘coca cola’ – a name sometimes used for cocaine – from a table and a prostitute’s breasts.

But this afternoon Metropolitan Police said there was ‘insufficient evidence to proceed’ with its investigation and ‘the matter is now closed’.

A spokesman said: ‘The Metropolitan Police Service launched a criminal investigation into allegations of drug-related offences involving a member of the House of Lords on Monday July 27.

‘The investigation, led by officers from the Special Enquiry Team of the Homicide and Major Crime Command, has now concluded.

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Lou Collins