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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