Mark Harper repeatedly refused to endorse the home secretary's claim that police have a left-wing bias.
The Palestine Solidarity Campaign says it is “deeply concerned” with the London force's statement.
Rishi Sunak has spoken out against further demonstrations ahead of Remembrance Sunday.
Officers found to have lied about smelling cannibis when Bianca Williams and Ricardo Dos Santos were pulled over.
The Israel-Hamas war continues to divide communities around the world.
Some 24 fixed-penalty notices handed out for lockdown-busting do at Tory headquarters for Shaun Bailey.
And why is Suella Braverman facing scrutiny, too?
She tearfully told BBC Radio 4's Today programme, "I have never told this story properly."
In the latest claim, the broadcaster's news division reported that the male presenter had sent abusive messages to a second person.
The Conservative is alleged to have told Sayed Alwadaei to "get stuffed" and that he is "taking money off my country".
About Metropolitan Police
The Metropolitan Police Service was founded by Sir Robert Peel in 1829. Today its head is commissioner Cressida Dick. The Met police has recently been subject to controversy over allegations some journalists gave money to police for information during the phone hacking scandal. A force is also known as "the Met", "Met Pol", "MP" and "the MPS" and has more than 31,000 officers together with about 13,000 police staff and 3,700 Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs). The MPS is also being supported by 2,500 volunteer police cadets and more than 5,000 volunteer police officers from the Metropolitan Special Constabulary (MSC) and its Employer Supported Policing (ESP) programme. The Metropolitan Police Services covers an area of 620 square miles and a population of 7.2 million.