Leeds MP Richard Burgon 'chuffed' after quitting alcohol for a year
Leeds East MP Richard Burgon says he is 'chuffed' after completing his challenge to quit alcohol for a year.
The Shadow Justice Secretary said he had originally intended to avoid alcohol for a couple of months, but extended the challenge after enjoying it.
Richard took to social media to share the achievement.
-> Leeds MP Richard Burgon backs Asda staff on contract changes and calls for readers to sign bike lights petition in memory of Charlie FoxHe said: "Chuffed that today I’ve completed the challenge I set myself of a year without any alcoholic drinks!
"I started off aiming to do a month or two but then enjoyed it so much I just carried on!
"As someone who loves real ale, it feels like quite an achievement. I recommend it!"
Richard's post was flooded with comments congratulating the MP for the achievement.
Sara C tweeted: "After the drama in Parliament, you've done very well indeed!"