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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