Tory deputy chief whip resigns after ‘embarrassing myself and others’

The Conservative deputy chief whip has resigned after admitting he has “embarrassed myself and other people”.

In a letter to the prime minister Chris Pincher said: “Last night I drank far too much. I’ve embarrassed myself and other people which is the last thing I want to do and for that I apologise to you and to those concerned.

“I think the right thing to do in the circumstances is for me to resign as deputy chief whip. I owe it to you and the people I’ve caused upset to, to do this.”

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