'No suggestion that Harper knowingly employed worker'

Immigration Minister Mark Harper has resigned. Credit: PA Wire

There is "no suggestion that Mark Harper knowingly employed an illegal immigrant", Downing Street have said.

The Immigration Minister has announced his resigned over the issue.

Number 10 said David Cameron had "accepted his resignation with regret".

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Immigration Minister resigns after employing illegal worker

Immigration Minister Mark Harper has resigned over his employment of a cleaner in the UK illegally.