UK Tory aides are circulating a list of accused sexual predators and harassers in ParliamentOn October 30, 2017 by Kenna
The spreadsheet contains 36 names: 2 Cabinet ministers identified as engaging in inappropriate behaviour towards women; 18 ministers who are said to have engaged in sexual misconduct; 12 MPs accused of sexually harassing female researchers and 4 MPs accused of harassing male researchers.
Guido Fawkes has published a redacted version of the list with the accusations intact but the identifying details removed. The accusations run the gamut from “handsy with women” to “a drunk” to “perpetually intoxicated and very inappropriate with women” to “video exists of [REDACTED].”
TORY AIDES’ SPREADSHEET NAMES 36 SEX PEST MPS [Guide Fawkes]
(via Naked Capitalism)
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