A SUSPICIOUS substance has reportedly been found at the office of the immigration minister Caroline Nokes amid the Windrush scandal.
The building in her constituency has been cordoned offÂ after the discovery this lunchtime, and forensics officers are investigating.
It is the latest in a number of such incidents affecting MPs, after a spate of packages were sent to offices in Parliament.
This incident took place at Ms Nokesâ office in Romsey in Hampshire, which is inside the townâs Conservative Club.
It was shut off just before midday with police and fire crews sent to the scene.
A spokesman for Hampshire Police said: “We have been called to Market Place, Romsey, following the discovery of a suspicious substance.
“Officers are currently at the scene with colleagues from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service and South Central Ambulance Service to deal with this incident.
“An address has been evacuated as a precaution.”
Romsey Town Council tweeted: âDue to an ongoing incident in the Market Place #Romsey involving all blue light services there are roads obstructed by emergency service vehicles please avoid area for the time being.â
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