Cabinet minister ‘lobbied Boris Johnson to help Charlie Elphicke’ | The Guardian

Exclusive: PM ‘initially sympathetic’ but was warned against helping MP who was last week convicted of sexual assault A cabinet minister lobbied the prime minister to help Charlie Elphicke after the Conservative MP was charged with sexual assault, the Guardian has been told.Questions resurfaced about the Tory party’s handling of the case last week after Elphicke was convicted of three counts of sexual assault against two women in 2007 and 2016. He is due to be sentenced later this year and could face a jail term. Continue reading…

Exclusive: PM ‘initially sympathetic’ but was warned against helping MP who was last week convicted of sexual assault

A cabinet minister lobbied the prime minister to help Charlie Elphicke after the Conservative MP was charged with sexual assault, the Guardian has been told.

Questions resurfaced about the Tory party’s handling of the case last week after Elphicke was convicted of three counts of sexual assault against two women in 2007 and 2016. He is due to be sentenced later this year and could face a jail term.

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