A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
Lords Ban For Former Essex County Leader?
The former Essex County Council leader, Lord Hanningfield, could be banned from the House of Lords for 9 months.
The disgraced Tory peer was released from jail in September after serving just a quarter of his sentence for fiddling his parliamentary expenses.
The House of Lords Privileges and Conduct Committee have recommended that Lord Hanningfield should face a nine month ban - the same amount of time as his original prison sentence.
If approved by peers, the suspension would run from the date he was sentenced earlier this year.
The first of the 66 Crossrail trains is in operation from today running on the TFL route between Liverpool Street and Shenfield.
A crackdown, aimed at tackling online child abuse in Essex has seen more than 40 people arrested in the last six months.
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