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Labour steps up harassment investigation into MPs Lewis and Hopkins

Labour has stepped up its investigations into two MPs accused of sexual harassment. The cases of Ivan Lewis and Kelvin Hopkins have both been referred to an internal disciplinary committee. Mr Lewis said he would “co-operate fully,” while Mr Hopkins … Continue reading

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MP Ivan Lewis suspended by Labour

Labour MP Ivan Lewis has been suspended by the party over accusations of sexual harassment. The Bury South MP was already under investigation by the party because of allegations of inappropriate behaviour. On Thursday the party said it “takes all … Continue reading

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Ivan Lewis apologises as the third Labour MP to face harassment claims

A Labour MP is being investigated by the party after being accused of sexual harassment. Ivan Lewis, 50, who was a minister under Gordon Brown, is the third Labour MP to be investigated over allegations of sexual misconduct after a … Continue reading

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Monday afternoon updates included Westminster sex scandal: Theresa May to call for ‘culture of respect’

Tory rape claim: Andrea Leadsom ‘knew of criminal investigation but took no action’ Andrea Leadsom was told that police were conducting a criminal investigation after a senior Conservative was reported for an allegation of rape but did not take any further … Continue reading

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Labour MP apologises for ‘unwelcome’ behaviour towards female colleagues but denies harassment

Labour MP apologises for ‘unwelcome’ behaviour towards female colleagues but denies harassment Ivan Lewis, who was International Development minister under Gordon Brown, made the denial in a statement after a woman reportedly alleged he repeatedly touched her leg and invited … Continue reading

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