JEREMY Corbyn has condemned “warped” sex pest MPs after he was accused of turning a “blind eye” to abuse in Westminster.
The Labour leader said a “degrading culture” where women being abused is normalised thrives in the corridors of power.
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It comes after four MPs, including a minister, had been caught up in allegations of sexual misconduct at Westminster.
The MPs, two Labour and two Conservative, have been accused of harassing or propositioning young women inappropriately according to The Times.
In a keynote speech, Corbyn will say: “The problem doesn’t stop with those who make unwanted advances on women, it extends to a culture that has tolerated abuse for far too long.
“It’s a warped and degrading culture that also exists and thrives in the corridors of power, including in Westminster.”
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In an address to the Unite union’s Scottish policy conference in Aviemore, he will also say that Labour “will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment”.
Corbyn was accused of “ignoring sexual abuse” after former MP Sarah Champion was denied a chance for “urgent” talks to discuss new allegations.
The MP was sacked in August after saying Britain had a problem with British Pakistani men raping white girls.
Sarah Champion is believed to have contacted the leader’s office on Wednesday but was told he wasn’t available – despite attending a book launch by close ally Shami Chakrabarti.
A Tory insider told the Sun: “Once again it looks like Jeremy Corbyn is turning a blind eye to unacceptable behaviour within his party.”
Corbyn was also accused of being slow to act over shamed Labour MP Jared O’Mara after he made a host of homophobic and racist slurs he made on online forums was uncovered – including calling Spanish people “dagos” and saying Danes are “pig-s***ers”.
He also said it would be funny if Jamie Cullum died after being repeatedly “sodomised with his own piano”, claimed Michelle McManus only won Pop Idol “because she was fat”, and said he would like an orgy with Girls Aloud.
It comes as a Freedom of Information request to the Met showed officers have dealt with nine claims of harassment in Parliament this year.
No 10 said the PM was deeply concerned following The Sun’s revelations yesterday into sleaze allegations by researchers and assistants.
Her official spokeswoman said: “Any reports of sexual harassment are deeply concerning.
“The Prime Minister was very clear when we responded to reports about Harvey Weinstein that any unwanted sexual behaviour is completely unacceptable.
“That is true in any walk of life, including politics.
“Any allegations that may come to light should be taken extremely seriously and we would advise people to go to the police if there is such an allegation so it is fully investigated.”
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