MP Gordon Henderson in hospital after home accident

Gordon Henderson Image copyright Conservative Party
Image caption Gordon Henderson was elected as MP for Sittingbourne and Sheppey in May 2010

Gordon Henderson, the Conservative MP for Sittingbourne and Sheppey, has been taken to hospital after an accident.

Posting on Facebook, Mr Henderson said he had been injured at home in Eastchurch on Tuesday evening and was taken to the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead.

"I expect to remain in hospital for a few more days after which I will return home to recuperate," he said.

The hospital specialises in burns care and reconstructive surgery.

No details of Mr Henderson's injuries, or the accident, have been released.

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