Police investigating an expenses claim by a Powys MP have passed a file to the Crown Prosecution Service(CPS).

Brecon and Radnor MP Chris Davies has been under investigation after referring himself to the the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, IPSA, over what he describes as an "honest mistake" relating to the purchase of items for his constituency office.

The CPS say a decision on whether to bring criminal charges would be made "in due course."

A CPS spokesperson said: "We have received a file of evidence from the Metropolitan Police relating to alleged fraudulent expense claims and a decision will be made in due course."

Conservative MP Mr Davies says he has re-paid £700 and that the problem was a technical breach due to a lack of experience with the IPSA Code. He said the conclusion of the case would exonerate him.

"I am happy that the investigation is now moving on and look forward to the police’s conclusion which will clear me from any wrong doing," he said.

"As far as I was concerned, the file was always going to be passed to the CPS and I believe this information was passed by the Metropolitan Police to the CPS in November.

"I will comment further once the case is concluded."