Nearly a fifth of Westminster staff have experienced or witnessed sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour, a report has found.Read the full story ›
The Government is updating its code of conduct for ministers covering bullying, harassment, and the requirement to report overseas meetings.Read the full story ›
Theresa May met with Jeremy Corbyn and other party leaders to reach agreement on new Parliament-wide anti-harassment procedures.Read the full story ›
The speech comes amid a slew of allegations at Westminster which has seen MPs suspended, a minister resign and investigations launched.Read the full story ›
Scottish Minister Mark McDonald has resigned from government amid allegations about his "inappropriate behaviour".Read the full story ›
- Video report by ITV News Correspondent Paul Davies
While the spate of allegations emerging from Westminster could spell a loss of trust in MPs, others believe the subject is becoming overblown.
Students at the University of Kent told how they felt "let down" and "heartbroken" in the wake of claims which have emerged in recent days.
Yet others believe it is due to a generation gap, with an "older generation that thinks it can get away with stuff like this and a younger generation that thinks it's culturally, wholly unacceptable," Dr Adrian Pabst, one of the university's politics professors explained.
Meanwhile, at Canterbury's Conservative Club, others believe the subject is overblown and "detracting from what [politicians] should be doing in their day jobs".
The Conservative MP denies any wrongdoing over the allegations, which the Tory chief whip says have been referred to the police.Read the full story ›
In a statement, Kelvin Hopkins said: "I absolutely and categorically deny that I in any way engaged in any such inappropriate conduct. "Read the full story ›