Labour steps up harassment investigation into MPs Lewis and Hopkins

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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

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

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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

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

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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