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Row Over Claims MPs ‘Got Drunk’ On Flight To Visit Armed Forces

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It has been a difficult couple of weeks for Members of Parliament as allegations of so-called “sleaze” engulfed the government.

But the behaviour of MPs has come under further scrutiny after it was alleged that three of them got drunk on a flight to visit troops in Gibraltar this week.

Labour MP Charlotte Nichols allegedly needed a wheelchair to get off a flight after drinking with other politicians.

It was also claimed that SNP MPs David Linden and Drew Hendry were “lairy” and “rude” with airport officials and needed military staff to calm them down.

They were part of a group of 15 MPs visiting Gibraltar for a three-day trip over Armistice Day with the all-party parliamentary group for the armed forces.

2/3 - Incredibly disappointed by what appears to be a bizarre Tory smear campaign in the media tonight but I’ll leave the politics to........

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