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Tory suspended from party after police incident

Nick Ramsay

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Nick Ramsay was elected as an AM for Monmouth in 2007

Assembly member Nick Ramsay has been suspended from the Welsh Conservative group following a “police incident”.

It is understood Mr Ramsay, 44, was arrested at his home on Wednesday night.

The party was informed on Thursday morning and Mr Ramsay was suspended from the Welsh assembly Conservative group.

A party spokesman confirmed there was a police incident at the Monmouth AM’s home on Wednesday night.

Mr Ramsay, who was elected in 2007, is the shadow finance minister and chairs the Public Accounts Committee.

A Welsh Conservative spokesperson said: “Nick Ramsay has been suspended from the Welsh Conservative Group in the National Assembly for Wales following an incident which took place yesterday. 

“The suspension will be reviewed following consideration of the matter by external agencies. 

“We will not be making any further comments at this time.”

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