The Brentwood and Ongar Conservative Association chairman said he had accepted the resignation of David Bishop over the offensive tweets and it was the “right decision”.
I have accepted David's resignation from the Party and believe it is the right decision.
The Conservative Party is all inclusive and promotes unity. As such, the matter has been dealt with swiftly and conclusively in the best interest of Brentwood and the Party.
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