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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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Joyce apologises to House of Commons

Eric Joyce MP outside Westminster Magistrates Court on Friday Credit: ITV NEWS

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.

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