A 20-page dossier detailing a culture of bullying within the Conservative Party’s youth wing was handed to party chairman Lord Feldman in 2010, according to a former activist.
The activist, who says he was himself a victim of bullying, told BBC Newsnight that the dossier was given by Ben Howlett, now an MP, to Lord Feldman.
Lord Feldman insists he was not aware of any complaints before August 2015.
Two activists involved in producing the document say it named Mark Clarke.
Mr Clarke is the volunteer organiser at the heart of the bullying scandal which has bedevilled the party since September.
He has been accused of bullying, sexually harassing and planning to blackmail other activists – allegations he has robustly denied.
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