04:15PM, Friday 24 October 2014
In a statement, he said: "In the light of recent events, I would like to reiterate my unreserved apology to all those who have been offended or hurt by a comment made by me last Monday.
"It was never my intention to cause offence. The remark was irresponsible and ill conceived, and I would like to confirm that the comment categorically does not reflect my personal views in any way.
"In the circumstances I have tendered my resignation as a local Councillor of RBWM with immediate effect."
More than 50 street parties are set to take place this weekend across the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead and the surrounding areas.
An independent report into a Conservative councillor has found a breach of the Royal Borough’s code of conduct in a document seen by the Advertiser.