Tue. Jul 26th, 2022

Chris Pincher loses Tory whip over misconduct allegations

Six new claims of inappropriate behavior by former deputy Chief whip Chris Pincher have emerged, days after he was suspended as a Tory ,member of parliament after allegation he groped two men.

Reports say the allegations which stretched back more than a decade are reported in the media include three  cases where it is alleged Mr. Pincher made unwanted advances to male members of parliament including in a bar in parliament and in his own parliamentary office .

However, no official complaints against him were ever made.

 Meanwhile Downing Street has said that Boris Johnson was not aware of any specific allegations when he appointed Mr. Pincher deputy Chief Whip in February.

Mr. Pincher fifty-two quit as Tory deputy chief whip on Thursday last week after allegedly groping two men at the Carlton Club, the conservative party members’ Club, in London , the previous evening.

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