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Eric Joyce issued a range of apologies in the House of Commons today; to Mr Andrew and fellow Tory Andrew Percy, who were victims of his violence; to Labour whip Phil Wilson who tried to break up the fight, and to other Tory MPs present that evening.
He also apologised for verbally abusing the police officers who attended. The MP for Falkirk said he would say sorry to his constituents outside the Commons.
Disgraced MP Eric Joyce apologised to his colleagues in the Labour Party as he tendered his resignation.
He told the House of Commons he "had a number of personal issues to address", adding that his behaviour in Strangers' Bar on February 22 had "fallen egregiously below what is required" by an MP.
Disgraced MP Eric Joyce has tendered his resignation from the Labour Party, he told the Commons, as he apologised for his violent conduct during a drunken frenzy in a Palace of Westminster bar.
Labour MP Eric Joyce has announced he has tendered his resignation from the Labour party as MP for Falkirk, during a statement to the House of Commons.
Joyce pleaded guilty to a drunken assault on four politicians in a parliamentary pub, he was fined £3000 but avoided a jail term.