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Joyce resigns from Labour Party

Eric Joyce has confirmed that he has tendered his resignation to Ed Miliband following his conviction for assault.

In a Personal Statement to the House of Commons, Mr Joyce said he "clearly had personal issues which need to be addressed" and apologised to all those who had been affected by his actions.

He also told the House that "certain short-term constraints" had been "rightly" placed upon him, and that he would "observe these strictly within the Parliamentary precincts, as elsewhere".


Labour's Northern Ireland spokesman Eric Joyce has attacked middle class voters, branding them liars, racists, drunkards and even paedophiles in a blog for the website Labour Uncut.


Labour MP Eric Joyce has been banned from driving for a year after admitting being over the drink-drive limit. A solicitor for Mr Joyce said "he apologises to all concerned". He has decided to stand down form his frontbench position of shadow Northern Ireland minister.


Joyce facing assault charges

Labour MP Eric Joyce has been charged with three counts of common assault, following an alleged attack on Conservative MP Stuart Andrew on Wednesday evening.

Mr Joyce was suspended from the Labour Party yesterday pending investigation, but remains an MP.

Speaker Bercow yesterday told the House of Commons that he was taking the matters "very seriously" and asked that "no further reference be made to these reports in the Chamber".


Labour MP Eric Joyce has resigned from the party's front bench after he was banned from driving. Mr Joyce, who recently came under fire for criticising the electorate, failed to provide a breath sample after an unexplained road incident in Grangemouth.


Labour's Eric Joyce has released a statement saying he had "the highest respect for the public" after he was criticised for claiming voters were "liars". Conservative deputy chairman earlier said Mr Joyce had shown "contempt for the electorate" with his remarks.


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