Former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell is named in a British newspaper as the subject of a sexual assault investigation dating back to his time as Canadian high commissioner in London. (Canadian Press)

Former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell is named in a British newspaper as the subject of a sexual assault investigation dating back to his time as Canadian high commissioner in London. (Canadian Press)

Public relations firm Edelman says it’s suspending its consulting arrangement with former B.C. premier and former high commissioner to the U.K. Gordon Campbell pending a British police investigation.

The firm says it hired Campbell on a retainer as a part-time consultant in July 2018.

Campbell is the subject of a sexual assault investigation related to his time as Canada’s senior diplomat in the U.K., where he was high commissioner from 2011 to 2016, according to a report in The Telegraph.

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