Such claims? – Tory MP
PM “has confidence in her government and her ministers”.
Prominent Labour activist Bex Bailey says she was raped at a party event in 2011 and felt discouraged to report it as it could have damaged her career.
Labour says it takes Ms Bailey’s claims “extremely seriously” and launches an independent inquiry.
An anonymous woman claims she was sexually assaulted by an MP on a foreign work trip last year and that her claims were not taken seriously.
Mrs May asks Whitehall’s top mandarin to investigate allegations that her effective deputy, Damian Green, made inappropriate advances towards female activist Kate Maltby in 2015.
Justice Minister Dominic sensual sexual advances toward women.
The Bury South MP made the remarks after BuzzFeed News Raab and Aid Minister Rory Stewart deny any wrongdoing after they are both named on an unverified list of sexual misconduct allegations in Westminster.
The Prime Minister invites leaders of Westminster’s political parties to a crisis meeting to discuss plans for tackling sexual abuse and harassment.
Sir Michael resigns as Defence Secretary and acknowledges that “in the past I have fallen below the high standards we require of the armed forces”.
Labour MP Kelvin Hopkins is suspended from the party over allegations of inappropriate conduct made by party activist Ava Etemadzadeh, which he later “categorically” denies. reported that a woman alleged he had touched her leg and invited her to his house when she was 19 and at a Labour Party event in 2010.
Mr Lewis said he had “never made non-consensual sexual comments or sexual advances to women”.
Suspended Labour MP Kelvin Hopkins said he categorically denied allegations of inappropriate conduct made by activist Ava Etemadzadeh, which the party is investigating.
Tory former minister Anna Soubry claimed to the Times that Downing Street had received a new allegation against Sir Michael Fallon before his shock resignation as defence secretary.
The newspaper reported that Sir Michael said the claim was untrue and libellous.
Downing Street declined comment.
When he quit the Cabinet, Sir Michael said he was standing down because his behaviour had “fallen below the high standards required”.
He apologised to radio host Julia Hartley-Brewer for an incident in 2002 when he put his hand on her knee, but sources close to the MP said he “funda- to mentally denied” claims he made a crude joke to Commons leader Andrea Leadsom.
Meanwhile, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is hitting out at Westminster’s “warped and degrading” culture of sexual harassment.
Mr Corbyn is using a speech at his party’s North West conference in Blackpool today to warn that abuse of power is “hiding in plain sight”.
He will say: “Labour is committed not just to challenging a warped and degrading culture in Westminster, and across society, but to overturning it.
“Faced with the ongoing revelations about sexual harassment, we must make this a turningpoint and a moment of real change.
“We must say ‘ no more’. We must no longer allow women, or anyone else for that matter, to be abused in the workplace or anywhere else.
“This is not about peering into some dark recesses. This kind of abuse, sexism and misogyny, has been hiding in plain sight.”
Netflix has said it will not work with Kevin Spacey after allegations of sexual assault and harassment against the actor