There is a dark cloud hanging over Parliament – the shadow of the Tory Sleaze scandal [Image: Andy Rain/EPA].

This story concerns me.

Sexual assault is a crime, and victims are always kept anonymous. This person describes a situation in which a man slid his hand down the victim’s backside and between his legs. That is clearly sexual assault.

So why didn’t he report it direct to the police?

I find it amazing that he didn’t understand his rights.

If anyone else has been in the same situation, then now is the time to rectify the mistake.

Get down to a police station and make a statement. You may find that you won’t be the only one!

A former parliamentary intern has said he was sexually assaulted outside a Westminster bar, but was told he could not complain and keep his anonymity.

James Greenhalgh, who didn’t know the MP, has told the BBC he “felt violated”.

When he tried to report the assault some time later, the MP’s party said it could not proceed with the complaint unless Mr Greenhalgh waived his anonymity.

Source: Commons intern says he was sexually assaulted by MP


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