Shamed MP Claudia Webbe loses bid to overturn harassment conviction

Former Labour MP Claudia Webbe is facing the end of her political career after losing a bid to overturn her conviction for an 18-month harassment campaign against a woman who was having sex with her boyfriend.The MP for Leicester East, 57, threatened to disclose naked pictures of Michelle Merritt to her family after discovering or suspecting the affair.Webbe, who was expelled from Labour after her conviction last November, made a string of silent phone calls to Ms Merritt, in a course of conduct that amounted to harassment.

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