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No-one in Westminster will be shocked by reports of bullying MPs

Bullying in parliament is systemic—and enablers are everywhere. If anything, we should be more surprised by the names that haven't yet appeared

By Megan Corton Scott  

John Bercow (centre, facing away from camera) is one of those accused. But the truth is, bullying is systematic.

Yet again, Westminster is in the news for the wrong reasons. This time, it’s a bullying problem that’s been uncovered, thanks to Newsnight journalists and those within parliament being brave enough to speak out.

In the midst of dealing with still-surfacing sexual harassment allegations following the #MeToo movement, it is only natural that the conversation has expanded to include other abuses of power in politics.

Last week’s Newsnight report…

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