In his resignation letter to the PM, Andrew Mitchell gives his assurance he did not call a police officer a "pleb" or "moron".
But Mitchell does admit he said to police: "I thought you guys were supposed to f***ing help us"
David Cameron admits it 'became apparent' to the former Chief Whip that he could no longer do his job. So why was it not apparent to the PM?
Government Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell has resigned after swearing at police guarding Downing Street.
Losing one's temper with a police officer would be excusable in most people, but for the Tory chief whip to do means so much more.