House of Lords mem­ber re­signs for racy photos

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - WORLD -

The deputy speaker of the House of Lords has re­signed his po­si­tion af­ter pub­li­ca­tion of photos and a video al­legedly show­ing him us­ing co­caine with pros­ti­tutes.

Lords Speaker Baroness D’Souza Sun­day called John Sewel’s al­leged be­hav­iour “shock­ing and un­ac­cept­able” and said she is call­ing in po­lice to in­ves­ti­gate on an ur­gent ba­sis.

She said Sewel has stepped down from his spe­cial po­si­tion in Bri­tain’s up­per house.

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