Gove: Mitchell quit over 'moment of weakness'

Michael Gove, the Secretary of State for Education, said Tory Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell resigned due to "a moment of exasperation" in his row with a police officer.

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Cameron faces confidence crisis

David Cameron is facing a crisis of confidence from his own MPs over the Andrew Mitchell affair, and is under pressure to sack members of his inner circle according to reports in the Sunday Times.