Sex allegations mount in British politics

The Houses of Parliament in central London. A series of claims about inappropriate behaviour of senior politicians in Britain have emerged in recent days. PHOTO | DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The allegation is the most serious case of sexual assault raised since Prime Minister Theresa May called on Sunday for tougher rules on MPs' conduct.
  • British media have reported on the existence of a list of sexual allegations about around 40 MPs from May's Conservative Party, including six ministers, that was apparently compiled by disgruntled former employees.



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