'Ignore these sexual harassment claims made against MPs at your peril as they could escalate'
Sadly, I have too much experience of abuse scandals.
For the last five years I have been the Member of Parliament for Rotherham.
I know first-hand that if allegations of abuse are ignored and victims belittled or afraid to report, a toxic environment can rapidly escalate.
I have worked with survivors of abuse in Rotherham, Oldham, Rochdale, Oxford. Abuse is always about power. It can flourish when people don’t believe there will be consequences to their actions.
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