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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.

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Andrew Mitchell MP denies "pleb" insult but admits swearing at officer

The Government's Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell MP handed his resignation letter to the Prime Minister today.

In his resignation letter to Downing Street today he denied calling the police officer a pleb but apologised for saying:

"I thought you guys were supposed to f**king help us" I was "obviously wrong".

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