House of Commons abuse cases ‘tolerated and concealed’


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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

Matrix Chambers in turmoil over Ben Emmerson sex assault claims


A leading barristers’ chambers has been thrown into crisis over its handling of sexual harassment allegations against one of its senior lawyers, The Times has learnt. Members of Matrix Chambers, the internationally recognised human rights set, have been warned that … Continue reading