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Pic shows: Andrew Mitchell and his wife Dr Sharon Bennett leave the High Court in London today  18.11.14<br />
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Police spun a "web of lies" that led to a "vitriolic" campaign against ex-chief whip Andrew Mitchell and his family, the High Court has heard.<br />
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Mr Mitchell resigned in 2012 in what became known as "plebgate", after the Sun said he had called officers plebs.<br />
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He is suing News Group Newspapers, with his lawyers arguing the police account of the incident was "wholly false".<br />
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The MP accepts that he swore when police refused to open a Downing Street gate for him to leave on his bicycle.<br />
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Also at the High Court in London, Mr Mitchell is being sued by one of the officers on duty at the time for comments he made following the incident.<br />
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Pic by Gavin Rodgers/Pixel 8000 Ltd