Seven Cabinet ministers are among 40 Tory MPs named in ‘dossier of alleged sexual misconduct’
Twenty-five of the MPs named are alleged to have behaved inappropriately, but the other 15 are included for consensual relationships or personal sexual preferences, with no suggestion of harassment.
The dossier also contains eight former ministers and 15 other Government members.
The most serious claims involve one unnamed minister and an MP who are said to have been included for paying women to “be quiet” and another who is said to have forced an aide to have an abortion.
The dossier compiled by party staff also alleges that a politician was filmed engaged in a disgusting sex game with three men, while an ex-minister invited his secretary to “feel the length of my ****”.
The Prime Minister has confidence in her Government and her ministers in getting on with the job
One Tory MP was nicknamed “Copperfeel” for a groping reputation, while another was said to enjoy sex with prostitutes.
But the so-called “spreadsheet of shame” also included discredited, dubious or inconsequential claims such as MPs having partners who work in Parliament.
St Austell MP Steve Double is on there for having an affair with his office liaison Sarah Bunt, 26, but was taken back by his forgiving wife Anne in 2016.
Also named is former Cabinet minister Stephen Crabb, who has admitted sending explicit text messages to a 19-year-old he interviewed for a job.
Theresa May is under pressure to launch a full investigation
The Cabinet Office is probing whether international trade minister Mark Garnier breached the ministerial code by allegedly asking his secretary to buy sex toys and calling her “sugar t***”.
A spokesman refused to say if other ministers had been referred to the Cabinet Office.
Theresa May is under pressure to launch a full investigation of the claims.
But her official spokesman insisted yesterday: “The Prime Minister has confidence in her Government and her ministers in getting on with the job.”