Aidan Burley MP sacked following Nazi pics furore
Sunday, December 18, 2011
England, has been forced to leave his job as a to in the Department of Transport after pictures appeared in newspaper showing him at a in France with a man dressed in the ., the Conservative Member of Parliament for in ,
A spokesman for the Conservative Party said: "Aidan Burley has behaved in a manner which is offensive and foolish. That is why he is being removed from his post as parliamentary private secretary at the Department for Transport."
The Prime Minister has instructed the Conservative Party to conduct an investigation into Burley's behaviour.
Burley has made repeated apologies to the Jewish community. Thesaid he does "not have an antisemitic bone in his body". He offered an "unreserved, wholehearted and fulsome apology" in a letter to the .
- Matt Chorley. "'Nazi stag party' MP is sacked" — , December 18, 2011
- "MP Aidan Burley sacked after 'Nazi' party guest photo" — , December 17, 2011
- Martin Bright. "Tory MP Burley: Sorry for Nazi stag party" — , December 15, 2011