Published: 08:28, 14 May 2018
| Updated: 12:38, 14 May 2018
The trial of South Thanet Conservative MP Craig Mackinlay over election expenses has been delayed for legal reasons.
The MP has pleaded not guilty to charges relating to his 2015 general election expenses.
He has denied two counts of making a false election expenses declaration.
His campaign director Marion Little, 62, and election agent Nathan Gray, 28, have also denied charges against them.
All three were due to appear today at Southwark Crown Court for a case scheduled to last several weeks.
Mr Gray, of Hawkhurst, Kent, has denied two charges of making a false election expenses declaration.
Ms Little, of New Road, Ware, Hertfordshire, has pleaded not guilty to three counts related to aiding and abetting Mr Mackinlay and Mr Gray.