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Labour is proposing a change in the rules that, if approved, could see Delyn MP Rob Roberts facing a recall petition and possible by-election.

He was suspended from Parliament for six weeks in May for sexual misconduct but did not face a petition.

This was because sexual harassment and bullying cases are dealt with by an independent panel under Commons rules.

If approved, Labour’s proposal to end a so-called legal loophole could apply retrospectively to Mr Roberts.