Tory MP resigns as ministerial aide after allegations

A Tory MP has resigned as a ministerial aide following allegations reportedly made by a Brazilian male escort.

Mark Menzies quit as a parliamentary private secretary to International Development Minister Alan Duncan following a Sunday Mirror investigation into his personal life.

In a statement the Fylde MP said: "I have decided to resign as a PPS after a series of allegations were made against me in a Sunday newspaper.

"A number of these allegations are not true and I look forward to setting the record straight in due course."

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Tory MP resigns as aide after newspaper allegations

Tory MP Mark Menzies has resigned as a ministerial aide following a Sunday Mirror investigation into his personal life. Mr Menzies said, "A number of these allegations are not true and I look forward to setting the record straight in due course."