A outdated MP and ex-army officer has appeared in courtroom charged with a teenager intercourse offence.
Eric Joyce, 59, Labour MP for Falkirk between 2000 and 2012, is accused of making an coarse report of a kid.
He became as soon as given unconditional bail and can next appear at Ipswich Crown Court for a pre-trial hearing on 7 July.
The outdated shadow minister, of Worlingworth, Suffolk, became as soon as arrested in November 2018, mentioned police.
The rate against Mr Joyce alleges that, between 7 August 2013 and 6 November 2018, he made an coarse report of a kid.
Prosecutors mentioned the file, realized on a tool, became as soon as a movie file classed as a Class A image.
As a Labour MP, he additionally held the put up of shadow Northern Eire minister in 2010.
He left the birthday party to assist as an fair MP for Falkirk in 2012, stepping down sooner than the 2015 traditional election.
Mr Joyce joined the military in 1977, serving for 21 years and rising to the unsuitable of predominant.