The ruling Conservative Party of the United Kingdom is currently “investigating” whether one of its deputies was looking at pornographic content on his mobile phone while attending a parliamentary session in the House of Commons (lower), that political group confirmed today.
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The incident was raised last night at a routine meeting of “Tory” deputies by a Secretary of State who, apparently, was sitting next to him when this supposedly happened.
The British chain BBC indicates that another parliamentarian corroborated the facts.
A party spokeswoman revealed that the head of discipline, Chris Heaton-Harris, who was provided with the name of the MP in question, “is looking into the matter.”
“This behavior is totally unacceptable and action will be taken,” the source said.
To date, the name of the accused of viewing pornography has not been made public and it is unknown if it is a member of the Boris Johnson government.
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During today’s session of questions to the chief executive in the Commons, the deputy for the Green Party Caroline Lucas mentioned that there are currently 56 deputies investigated by the parliamentary authorities for “sexual misconduct”, including three members of the cabinet of ministers.
Lights asked Johnson if sexual misconduct would be cause for cessation, according to the ministerial code, to which the “tory” leader replied in the affirmative, indicating that sexual harassment is “intolerable”.