Sexual harassment

Exclusive: How MPs could have averted Parliament’s harassment crisis

12 July 2019 19:15

MPs tried to set up an independent complaints process into sexual harassment and bullying as far back as 2016, but…

Tory whips had already planned to reinstate Charlie Elphicke before confidence vote

13 December 2018 16:31

MPs have been expressing their fury today that the vote of no confidence in Theresa May allowed two suspended Tories…

How #MeToo could make things worse for victims

26 October 2018 17:34

It’s over a year since the #MeToo scandal of sexual harassment broke. It has shaken up our culture and relationships…

The Westminster harassment report could stop a repeat of the ugly side of #MeToo

8 February 2018 18:05

There is clearly a will in Westminster to change the culture of sexual harassment that was so horribly exposed in…

Jeremy Corbyn is right: MPs could do with training

6 November 2017 14:27

Party leaders are meeting this afternoon to discuss Westminster’s response to the sexual harassment allegations sweeping all parts of the…

Sunday shows round-up: Trial by newspaper

5 November 2017 17:02

Amber Rudd: Government is not verging on ‘complete collapse’ Home Secretary Amber Rudd has had a busy media schedule today,…

Did Theresa May really ignore Lisa Nandy’s abuse warnings?

1 November 2017 14:36

PMQs was always going to be a more serious affair than usual this week, given the questions about how Westminster…

Jeremy Corbyn is right – it’s time for women-only carriages on trains

26 August 2015 11:26

What can we as a society do about the relentless harassment of women by terrifying men? Menacing men, threatening men,…

Dealing with ‘inappropriate behaviour’

28 February 2013 14:05

How should you deal with lechery? In this week’s Spectator, Rod Liddle and Hugo Rifkind detail two instances of ‘inappropriate…