Protesters call on sexting MP Andrew Griffiths to resign

Scores of protestors pressing for an MP to leave his post in the wake of a sexting scandal have demonstrated in his constituency.

Andrew Griffiths resigned as small business minister after a newspaper published lewd text messages sent to two barmaids by the married politician.

He remains the MP for Burton and Uttoxeter, which has prompted an outcry from some locals.

The group gathered with placards, with one branding him a “misogynist.”

Mr Griffiths, 47, has been contacted by the BBC for comment over the protest in Burton Upon Trent, attended by more than 100 people.

Read on… https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-45155167

Protesters call for Burton MP Andrew Griffiths to stand down after sex text shame

They gave impassioned speeches in the town centre about their feelings on the scandal

Protesters calling for Burton MP Andrew Griffiths to stand down because of the scandal surrounding his sex texts have made their voices heard.

Jessica Eaton, an international researcher, writer and speaker on the forensic psychology of sexual violence, organised the protest in Burton town centre calling for the shamed MP to stand down from his position representing the town.

She was joined by a former colleague of the MP Deneice Florence-Jukes James, of Children’s Pride, and Jaimi Shrive, women’s officer for Burton Labour Party.

Read on… https://www.staffordshire-live.co.uk/news/protesters-andrew-griffiths-stand-down-1887051

Sex texts and street protests: the story of Andrew Griffiths so far

Where it all started to go wrong for the embattled Burton MP

A protest is set to take place today in Burton town centre over the recent behaviour of shamed MP Andrew Griffiths.

The Staffordshire MP’s private life has been widely publicised but where did it all start going wrong?

Read on… https://www.staffordshire-live.co.uk/whats-on/whats-on-news/sex-texts-street-protests-story-1851036

1 thought on “Protesters call on sexting MP Andrew Griffiths to resign

  1. Pingback: Protesters call on sexting MP Andrew Griffiths to resign — Rotherham Politics | L8in

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