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".
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.