Four Tory MPs accuse their own party of covering up complaints against Guto Bebb

Accused: Guto Bebb.

I’ve said it before: Image is everything to the Conservatives.

That’s why it seems they do whatever they can to hide the results when one of their own is accused of behaviour that falls below the expected standards.

The Conservative party has been accused of covering up the findings of a disciplinary investigation involving one of its MPs that has spanned almost three years.

An email from the prime minister’s chief of staff Gavin Barwell, sent earlier this month and shared with BuzzFeed News, said the Conservative party board had decided not to publish the outcome of an investigation into claims against multiple Tory party members in Wales, including Aberconwy MP Guto Bebb.

BuzzFeed News can reveal that one complaint received by Conservative Campaign Headquarters (CCHQ) last year alleged that Bebb, who resigned as a defence minister over Brexit in July, was involved in a physical altercation with another Tory member. Bebb has strongly denied any wrongdoing.

Four complainants, including former cabinet minister David Jones, have become so frustrated with the party’s handling of the investigation that they have now decided to go public to ensure that the findings cannot be swept under the carpet.

At least four other Tory members had previously submitted separate complaints to CCHQ in 2015 about the conduct of Bebb and his office. CCHQ has also received numerous complaints about other party members in Aberconwy.

The complainants told BuzzFeed News that they are still waiting to be notified of the outcome of the inquiry almost three years later. They accused CCHQ of having “buried” the complaints.

Source: Four Tory Members Have Gone Public To Accuse The Party Of Covering Up Complaints Against A Senior MP

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4 thoughts on “Four Tory MPs accuse their own party of covering up complaints against Guto Bebb

  1. tom

    The MI6 think it’s the russians, they have the dossier but haven’t dropped it on Maybot’s desk because they recon it’s too dirty.

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