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Two sex scandals in a week: New Zealand faces reckoning over MPs' behaviour

News Summed Up 2020-07-22 05:30:00

Political sex scandals are rare in New Zealand, and two emerging in one week is almost unheard of. A spokesperson for his centre-right National party said he appeared to have sent images to three women that they knew about. Former National party MP Andrew Falloon at parliament. Female MPs had experienced “direct sexist and sexualised comments”, sexually violent behaviour and instances where they were spoken over or ignored by their male colleagues, Logie said. “A lot of MPs will probably be searching their consciences and, if they’re worried, having frank talks with leadership right now.”