The Government's Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell MP for Sutton Coldfield strongly denied calling a Downing Street officer a pleb in his resignation letter to David Cameron.
"I did not, never have and never would call a police officer a "pleb" or a "moron" or use any of the other pejorative descriptions attributed to me.
"The offending comments and the reason for my apology to the police was my parting remark "I thought you guys were supposed to f**king help us".
The Government's Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell, MP for Sutton Coldfield has resigned.
The future of Sutton Coldfield MP and Government whip Andrew Mitchell once again dominated fierce exchanges in the House of Commons today.
Ahead of his meeting with West Midlands police officers there have been fresh calls for Andrew Mitchell to step down as Chief Whip.