Labour suspends Peterborough MP Fiona Onasanya and calls on her to resign following guilty verdict

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Labour has called on MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya to resign her seat after she was found guilty of perverting the course of justice.

Ms Onasanya was found guilty by a jury at the Old Bailey today (Wednesday, December 19).

Fiona Onasanya

Fiona Onasanya

She has now had the party whip removed from her and been suspended.

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A Labour Party spokesperson said: “The Labour Party is deeply disappointed in Fiona Onasanya’s behaviour. It falls well below what is expected of politicians. She should now resign.

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“Fiona Onasanya is being administratively suspended from the Labour Party and therefore the whip with immediate effect.”

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