'Plebgate' bike fetches £10,000 for charity

Andrew Mitchell MP arriving at Downing Street
Andrew Mitchell MP on the bike that's been sold off for charity Credit: Yui Mok/PA Images

The bike at the centre of the 'Plebgate' row involving the Sutton Coldfield MP Andrew Mitchell has sold for more than £10,000, according to the auction site Ebay.

The former Chief Whip was accused of calling police officers "plebs" when they refused to let him ride through the Downing Street gates in September.

He's always denied using the term. All money for the sale will go to an Aids charity.

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Plebgate MP's bike on Ebay

Sutton Coldfield MP Andrew Mitchell is auctioning the bike he was riding during the argument with police officers at the Downing Street gates on Ebay to raise money for an aids charity.