Andrew Mitchell's 'Plebgate' bicycle in charity auction

Andrew Mitchell rides his bicycle around Westminster Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The former International Development Secretary and Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell has donated his bike to a charity auction. The sale of his bike will raise funds for Nyumbani UK who works with children affected by HIV and Aids in Kenya.

Mr Mitchell's bike was made infamous when he was stopped from riding it across the cobbles outside Number 10 and had an altercation with a police officer as a result.

The cost of investigating how allegations that Mr Mitchell allegedly called a police officer a "pleb" has reached more than £140,000.

You can bid for the bicycle here.