Eric Joyce involved in 'margins of the fracas'

What I said in the very first instance when I put a small, or probably too large release out over the internet, it turned out to be essentially the truth and the fact is there's no further action.

I don't feel particularly joyous about that. I was involved in the margins of the fracas and clearly it was the first time I had been back in a bar for over a year.

That was a shame. But the fact is the police have looked at it now for two weeks and there is to be no further action.



MP Joyce won't face charges

MP Eric Joyce will not face charges after he was arrested on suspicion of assault and ABH following an incident outside a bar in Parliament. The Crown Prosecution Service said there was "insufficient evidence" and witnesses were "inconsistent."