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When will British politics face up to its #metoo moment?

Both Labour and the Conservatives have a long way to go. Why is the issue dragging on?

By Jane Merrick  

Both parties have promised new measures—but there's still a long way to go. Photo: Pixabay

A year ago this week, a young woman was, she says, sexually harassed by an MP at Conservative party conference.

She was not the first—and, even after #MeToo, won’t be the last—to experience this during conference season, where late night drinking and an away-from-home mentality delude MPs into thinking they can get away with inappropriate behaviour.

But her anonymous account helped me to go public with my own story of harassment by Sir Michael…

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