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Bar-brawl MP quits Labour

Disgraced MP Eric Joyce tendered his resignation as a member of the Labour Party today as he apologised to colleagues for a bar brawl in parliament.

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Eric Joyce resigns as Labour MP

Labour MP Eric Joyce pleaded guilty to a drunken assault in a parliamentary pub Credit: REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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.

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