Three Cabinet ministers face sexual misconduct allegations
THREE Cabinet ministers are facing allegations of sexual misconduct, it emerged last night.
The senior Tories along with two shadow Cabinet ministers have been reported to the parliamentary watchdog.Three Cabinet ministers are facing allegations of sexual misconduct, it emerged last night[/caption]
The five well-known figures have been referred to the Independent Complaints and Grievance Scheme set up following the Me Too scandal.
There are currently allegations against 56 MPs — ranging from making inappropriate comments to more serious accusations.
One claim is understood to involve claims an MP bribed a staff member for sexual favours, the Sunday Times reported.
It comes after Tory MP Imran Ahmad Khan resigned after being convicted of assaulting a 15-year-old boy in 2008.
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Fellow Tory David Warburton had the whip suspended after a probe was launched into alleged harassment.
A Government spokesman said: “We take all allegations of this nature incredibly seriously.”
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