MPs are set to debate a major report into bullying and sexual harassment in the House of Commons. But one junior member of staff, who says she has experienced just such a culture within Westminster, has little confidence that anything … Continue reading
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“Disturbing” cases of bullying and sexual harassment have “long been tolerated and concealed” in the House of Commons, according to a report. The report, by Dame Laura Cox QC, said there was a culture of “deference, subservience, acquiescence and silence”. … Continue reading
Labour MP Keith Vaz bullied clerks who sought to uphold the rules and process of the Commons, Newsnight has learned. One clerk claims Mr Vaz, who in 2016 quit as the head of a select committee after a tabloid reported … Continue reading
Antisemitism goes unpunished at fractious party meetings Labour Party figures are angry that disciplinary action has not been taken against members in a branch that was allegedly beset by incidents of antisemitism “with troubling regularity”. An investigation was conducted into … Continue reading
Fresh claims about bullying in the Welsh Government have been made by a former adviser to Wales’ first minister. Steve Jones said he agreed with former cabinet minister Leighton Andrews, who has described a “toxic” atmosphere at the top of … Continue reading
A FOCUS on anti-social behaviour in Eastwood saw 2,200 warnings and 450 formal notices handed out — but residents say much more is needed. Rotherham Borough Council launched its Eastwood Deal plan last summer, with South Yorkshire Police allocating a … Continue reading