Welsh politician Carl Sargeant 'not afforded natural justice' before his death

The family of former Welsh Assembly member Carl Sargeant has released correspondence indicating he was facing allegations of "unwanted attention, inappropriate touching or groping" at the time of his death.

The family confirmed the Labour politician was unaware of the exact details of the allegations at the time of his death, and said his distress at being unable to defend himself properly meant he was not afforded "common courtesy, decency or natural justice".

Mr Sargeant is understood to have taken his own life four days after being sacked from his role as communities and children secretary in the Welsh Government.

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