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Neil Parish named as MP who allegedly watched porn in Commons as investigation launched


The Conservative party has suspended the whip from the parliamentarian pending an investigation into claims he viewed explicit images on the green benches of the House of Commons.

The veteran MP referred himself to parliament’s standards watchdog after a meeting with the Tory chief whip, who is in charge of parliamentary discipline, over claims made by two female colleagues.

Allegations first emerged at a meeting of Conservatives on Tuesday night when a number of accusations were made by female MPs about sexism and harassment.

One claimed they had seen Mr Parish watch porn in the Commons chamber, while another said they had separately seen him accessing the material in a select committee meeting.

A spokesperson for the Chief Whip said: “Having spoken to the Chief Whip this afternoon, Neil Parish MP is reporting himself to the Standards Committee of the House of Commons.

“Mr Parish has been suspended from the Conservative Whip pending the outcome of that investigation.”

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