Veteran MP Austin Mitchell has apologised to Labour's chief whip after he compared US drug giant Pfizer to "rapists" over its proposed takeover of British rival AstraZeneca.
"The chief whip has made clear to Austin Mitchell this tweet was unacceptable. He has now apologised for what was an obvious error of judgment," a Labour spokesman said.
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