Small business minister resigns after ‘depraved’ text messages revealed
Andrew Griffiths, the minister for small business and MP for Burton has resigned from the government after it emerged that sent more than 2,000 explicit text messages to two women in his constituency.
Griffiths was formerly a chief of staff to Theresa May. He released a statement following an investigation by The Sunday Mirror, which called the text messages "depraved".
Griffiths said: "I am deeply ashamed at my behaviour which has caused untold distress to my wife and family, to whom I owe everything, and deep embarrassment to ... For the full story register now for free or login below...