Cameron acts over No 10 grop­ing row

Daily Express - - NEWS - By Robert Kell­away

FOR­MER Prime Min­is­ter David Cameron has waded into the West­min­ster sex pests row.

He acted af­ter be­ing told a TV pro­ducer claims she was groped dur­ing a meet­ing inside Num­ber 10 while he was in of­fice.

Daisy Good­win, the cre­ator of hit ITV se­ries Vic­to­ria, said an of­fi­cial touched her breast af­ter a dis­cus­sion of a pro­posed TV pro­gramme.

Mr Cameron said he was “alarmed and shocked” to hear her al­le­ga­tions and im­me­di­ately con­tacted the Cab­i­net Of­fice to voice his con­cern.

The pro­ducer told the Ra­dio Times that she did not re­port the in­ci­dent at the time as she did not feel “trau­ma­tised” but was wor­ried it had been wrong to keep quiet.

She said she was as­ton­ished when the of­fi­cial put his hand on her breast af­ter the meet­ing but dealt with the sit­u­a­tion by “hu­mil­i­at­ing” him ver­bally, look­ing at his hand and say­ing: “Are you ac­tu­ally touch­ing my breast?”

She added: “He dropped his hand and laughed ner­vously.

“I wasn't trau­ma­tised, I was cross, but by the next day it had be­come an anec­dote, The Day I Was Groped In Num­ber 10.

“Now, in the light of all the re­ally shock­ing sto­ries that have come out I won­der if my Keep Calm And Carry On phi­los­o­phy was cor­rect? The an­swer is, I am not sure.”

Down­ing Street has told Ms Good­win that if she makes a com­plaint, it will be looked into.

Daisy Good­win... was I right to keep quiet? I’m not sure

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