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‘I am thoroughly ashamed’ – UK minister resigns after arriving late to Parliament

LONDON: Lord Bates, member of the House of Lords made a shocking announcement to resign from his position because he was late to the chamber. Bates said he was "ashamed" to not be in his place to answer a question from Labour's Baroness Lister. His frontbench colleague, Lord Taylor, appeared to be caught off guard at having to answer the first question in his absence. The international development minister and former Conservative MP, was meant to be in the House of Lords chamber for the start of oral questions at…