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Lord Paul Bew

Welcome first steps to address bullying and harassment in Westminster – but the real test is yet to come

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Last week’s publication of Parliament’s Independent Complaints and Grievance policy is an important step forward to help deal with the damaging allegations that have been surfacing since last November. We’ve been keeping a close eye on developments in Parliament, to …

Action is needed to stop intimidation in public life

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The committee on standards in public life has published its report on intimidation in public life. Intimidation of parliamentary candidates does not just affect those who receive it directly, it affects all of us. It affects the volunteers, supporters, staff …