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 activist ‘felt isolated’ over complaint made against Labour MP Kelvin Hopkins

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A Labour activist who accused an MP of sexual harassment has told the BBC she feels disillusioned by how the party handled it. Ava Etemadzadeh, 27, said she was left feeling “very powerless and isolated” after Kelvin Hopkins was promoted … Continue reading

Breaking News – Labour suspends MP Kelvin Hopkins

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Labour suspends Kelvin Hopkins MP over sexual misconduct claim Party launches investigation into claims, which Guardian understands were brought to then-chief whip’s attention two years ago, following fresh evidence Labour MP Kelvin Hopkins has been suspended from the party after … Continue reading