Tory inquiry: MP Aidan Burley 'purchased Nazi costume'

The report confirmed that "as best man, Mr Burley purchased the costume alongside the flights and other costs associated with the trip on behalf of the other attendees.

"Mr Burley argued strongly that the choice of costume was inspired by the British comic association with aspects of the war," it said.

"He categorically denies that there was any political motivation whatsoever.

"He argued that the purchase and wearing of the Nazi costume is legal in the UK and that he was unaware that wearing the costume could be an offence in France.

"He regrets the offence caused by the wearing of the costume."

Tory report says MP was 'stupid' but not racist over Nazi-themed stag do

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Tory MP's regret over Nazi-themed stag party in France

A Conservative MP who organised a Nazi-themed stag party in France in 2011 has apologised once again for the incident, after an internal party inquiry found that he was "stupid and offensive" but not racist.