Ex-Labour MP and former Army officer Eric Joyce has been told he faces jail after he admitted making an indecent image of a child.
Joyce, 59, of Worlingworth, Suffolk, was originally arrested in November 2018 and appeared in court earlier.
The court heard the “Category A” material was made between August 2013 and November 2018.
Joyce was granted bail and ordered to sign the Sex Offenders Register. He is due to be sentenced on 7 August.
As a Labour MP, Joyce held the post of shadow Northern Ireland minister in 2010.
He stepped down before the 2015 general election.
Joyce originally joined the Army in 1977 before serving for 21 years, during which he rose to the rank of major.
In his time in the House of Commons, Joyce was well known for drunken and violent behaviour.
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