MP Andrew Mitchell's future discussed today

MP Andrew MItchell allegedly called police officers 'plebs' at Downing Street Credit: PA

An influential backbench committee of Tory MPs will meet today to discuss the future of Sutton Coldfield MP Andrew Mitchell after his alleged comments to a police officer.

The 1922 Committee will give their views on the Chief Whip to Prime Minister David Cameron following the meeting.


Andrew Mitchell MP Resigns

Andrew Mitchell the Sutton Coldfield MP has resigned as the Government's Chief Whip following allegations that he called a Downing Street officer a pleb, which he denies.