He resigned as deputy chief whip after allegedly assaulting two people at a private members’ club in June. The former deputy chief whip at the centre of the controversy that led to Boris Johnson’s demise will not be investigated by Parliament’s watchdog over allegations of drunken groping at a private members’ club, it is understood.
'Sex pest' Tory MP Chris Pincher who triggered scandal that led to Boris Johnson's downfall after 'drunkenly groping' two men will NOT be investigated by parliamentary watchdog
Tamworth MP Mr Pincher resigned as Tory Party deputy chief whip on June 30 Was referred to parliament's Independent Complaints and Grivance Scheme Investigation dropped because incident did not happen on parliamentary estate Wave of MPs resigned in wake of scandal, forcing Boris Johnson to step down Shamed MP Chris Pincher, whose sex scandal triggered the downfall of Boris Johnson, is not going to be investigated by the parliamentary watchdog.
The PM’s official spokesman has previously confirmed the pair exchanged text messages the day Mr Pincher resigned, but declined to “get into details of those specific messages” Downing Street has refused to release the bombshell texts between that led to the disgraced former whip’s resignation.
Tory leadership contender did not say whether the disgraced former Tory whip should go. Rishi Sunak did not say whether disgraced former Tory whip Chris Pincher should resign as an MP when challenged on a visit to Devon. Mr Pincher resigned as deputy chief whip on June 30 after allegedly groping two men at a Tory private members’ club in London, and has since had the Conservative whip withdrawn.
Sky News has caught up with former deputy chief whip Chris Pincher, who was instrumental in Boris Johnson's downfall. Last month, Mr Pincher resigned his post after he was accused of groping two men in a private members' club. It later emerged he had already been investigated for his conduct three years ago.
Constituents of Chris Pincher have begun a campaign to oust him as their MP after he refused to step down despite being suspended from the Conservative Party. The MP for Tamworth, in Staffordshire, has not been seen in his constituency since the start of this month, when he resigned as the deputy chief whip after allegations that he had drunkenly groped two men at an event in London.
Mr Pincher - who is seeking 'professional medical support' - has denied the allegations and a number of others made against him The former Midland council leader who claimed embattled MP Christopher Pincher "groped" him said he did not regret speaking up after a slew of claims about Westminster politician's conduct led to the downfall of the Prime Minister.
Another protest is planned for next week Protesters gathered outside Tamworth MP Christopher Pincher’s office as they called for him to resign. Mr Pincher stepped down as deputy chief whip following claims he groped two men at a London private members' club. In a letter to the Prime Minister he said he had "drank far too much and embarrassed myself".
Senior Tories hit out at ‘disgraceful’ promotion of Sarah Dines, who has been fiercely criticised for her handling of groping claims Anger is growing among senior Conservatives over the promotion of an MP criticised for her alleged handling of groping claims made against the former deputy chief whip, Chris Pincher.
BORIS Johnson’s time as Prime Minister has been characterised by scandal and crisis – from wallpapergate and partygate to by-election losses and a vote of confidence. In the end, the trigger for Tory MPs abandoning him in droves was the row over Number 10’s handling of the scandal involving former deputy chief whip Chris Pincher.
THEY wrote in sorrow about the loss of integrity and the collapse of standards. They demanded decency and honesty. Letter after letter from resigning members of Boris Johnson’s government dripped with weary disappointment over the Prime Minister’s behaviour; each writer yearned for something better.
Ex-Whitehall mandarin Lord McDonald sent a celebratory tweet after the PM quit The former Foreign Office chief revealed Johnson knew of Pincher allegations He yesterday posted a snap of Parliament at sunset, adding: 'It was a good day' Tory peer Lord Moylan simply replied to Lord McDonald with the word ‘blob’
A councillor who says he was groped by former deputy chief whip Chris Pincher, says he was told by a colleague to hold off talking about it after instruction from Conservative headquarters. Daniel Cook said Mr Pincher, MP for Tamworth in Staffordshire, groped him in 2005 and 2006 which the BBC understands he denies.
Mr Johnson said he was "immensely proud" of the achievements of his government Boris Johnson has resigned as leader of the Conservative Party following hoards of resignations from his party members. After a turbulent few days at 10 Downing Street, Johnson decided it was time to call it quits on his leadership after more than 50 ministers and political aides resigned.
BORIS JOHNSON'S pledge to stay as Prime Minister until the autumn is "entirely practical", and it would to wrong if he just "rode off into the sunset", former Tory minister Ann Widdecombe has said. Boris Johnson: Replacement candidates as Prime Minister resigns
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced his resignation at last - though he is likely to remain in post for some time Boris Johnson finally announced today he will resign as British Prime Minister. In a speech on the steps of 10 Downing Street, Mr Johnson said he was sad to be ‘giving up the best job in the world’ before adding: “But them's the breaks.”
Mr Johnson's position was deemed untenable by many of his colleagues Boris Johnson has been forced to resign as leader of the Conservative Party amid a huge rebellion in his own party, and is set to resign as Prime Minister in the autumn. 58 rebels handed in their resignations after the handling of the Chris Pincher scandal.
Mr Johnson addressed the nation on Thursday Boris Johnson has resigned as Prime Minister. The besieged Prime Minister was hit with a deluge of resignations, beginning on Tuesday evening (July 5). More than 50 MPs have resigned from government or party roles since Tuesday night, when the mass exodus was triggered by the resignations of Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid from the Cabinet.