THE TORY Party deputy chief whip has sensationally quit tonight after allegedly drunkenly groping two men last night, Il Sole può rivelare.
In a bombshell resignation letter, Chris Pincher admitted he had “embarrassed myself and other people” after boozing too much.
In a letter to the PM he 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.
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“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.
“I want to assure you that you will continue to have my full support from the back benches, and I wish you all the best as you deal with aftershocks of COVID and the challenges of international inflation.
“It has been the honour of my life to have served in Her Majesty’s Government.”
Mr Pincher was out boozing at the Tory Party private members club – the Carlton Club – in Piccadilly when he is said to have assaulted two fellow guests.
Several alarmed Tory MPs got in contact with the Tory whips office to complain about his behaviour and demand he was booted out of government for it.
The Sun understands that Mr Pincher will not lose the party whip – so will stay on as a Tory MP – because he has done the right thing, admitted wrongdoing and fallen on his sword.
It is the second time Mr Pincher has been forced to quit the whips office over sex allegations.
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Mr Pincher has been the MP for Tamworth since 2010.
He served as a minister under Theresa May.
It is the latest in a string of bombshell sex scandal allegations which have rocked the Tory Party.
All'inizio di quest'anno, The Sun exclusively revealed that Tory MP Neil Parish had been caught watching porn in the House of Commons chamber.
The MP for Tiverton quit Parliament after the bombshell revelation.
Female tory MPs have warned their party is once again becoming known as the party of sleaze.
In 2017 Pincher was accused of making a pass at a former Olympic rower like a “pound shop Harvey Weinstein”.
Athlete and Tory activist Alex Story, chi era 26 al tempo, said Mr Pincher attempted to untuck his shirt, massaged his neck and whispered: “You’ll go far in the Conservative Party”.
Mr Pincher quit and referred himself to the police after the incident – which was said to have happened at Mr Pincher’s home in 2001.
He was cleared of wrongdoing by a Tory probe.
The Carlton club is a Tory Party’s exclusive private members club just a short walk from Westminster.
It was the original home of the Tory party.
Conservative MPs head there after Parliament to drink in the wood-panelled rooms, which are framed with paintings of past Tory Prime Ministers like Margaret Thatcher and David Cameron.
It is known as a club away from prying eyes as you have to be a guest of a member to go there.