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MPs Launch Workplace Sex Harassment Inquiry

Parliament’s equalities select committee has ordered an inquiry in the prevalence of sexual harassment in the workplace after a damning investigation into incidents in Westminster.MPs will examine whether the number of occurences is on the rise across a range of industries and what more can be done by the government to tackle the issue.It follows the results of a survey ordered by Commons leader Andrea Leadsom, which revealed nearly a fifth of people working in Westminster had experienced or witnessed sexual harassment.The women and equalities committee, chaired by former cabinet minister...

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Published By: huffingtonpost - Monday, 12 February