Party leaders agree new complaints procedure, says Theresa May

From BBC - November 6, 2017

Westminster party leaders have agreed to introduce a new grievance procedure for staff to deal with misconduct allegations, Theresa May has said.

The prime minister said the measures, which will also include face-to-face human resources support, were an "important step forward".

They were backed by Labour's Jeremy Corbyn following cross-party talks.

It comes as several Conservative and Labour MPs are investigated over claims of sexual misconduct.

Mr Corbyn has called for training for MPs in managing their offices and a new independent body to support staff who suffer mistreatment.

In a letter to the prime minister ahead of the meeting, Mr Corbyn said MPs should undergo training after each general election in employment standards.


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