In November, the Prime Minister convened a cross-party Working Group to establish a new independent complaints and grievance procedure, in response to reports of sexual harassment and bullying in parliament.
The group’s report was published today and can be read on the Parliament website. It has attracted a lot of press coverage:
- BBC: MPs face tougher sanctions for sexual harassment and bullying
- Sky: MPs could be expelled for sexual abuse and harassment under new ‘game-changing’ rules
- Reuters: One in five experience sexual harassment, says UK parliament report
- Guardian: MPs and peers could be recalled or expelled for harassment