Tory party investigating claims frontbencher watched porn on phone in Commons

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A sitting Tory MP is being investigated over claims he was watching porn on his phone in the House of Commons chamber.

The identity of the MP is unknown however it has been reported they are a frontbencher.

Conservative chief whip Chris Heaton-Harris is investigating the reports, a statement from his office has said.

A statement from the whip's office said: "The chief whip is looking into this matter. This behaviour is wholly unacceptable and action will be taken.''

It's thought the MP was watching porn on his mobile phone in the House of Commons while sitting alongside a female minister.

The shocked minister told colleagues about the incident, which happened in the last few months, at a highly-charged meeting of Tory MPs at Westminster last night.

However, The Times reports that the number of accused MP's could be higher.

According to the paper, two male Tory MPS have been caught watching porn in the chamber.

The first was allegedly caught watching it in both Commons and at a committee.

Another female Tory MP has reportedly said she had seen a colleague watching pornography and tried to take a photo to expose him.

The new Tory sexism storm comes after reports that 56 MPs, including three Cabinet ministers, are facing allegations of sexual misconduct reports the Mirror.

It also follows a sexism row in which Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner was accused of 'Basic Instinct' ploy to distract Boris Johnson at Prime Minister's Questions.

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The revelations comes as Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes comments at Prime Minister's Questions.

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer called on Boris Johnson to agree there was "no place" for misogyny in modern Britain.

Sir Keir said: "I know the Prime Minister will have whipped his backbenchers to scream and shout and that is fine. But I hope he has also sent a clear message that there is no place for sexism and misogyny or looking down on people because of where they come from in his party, in this House, or in modern Britain."

Mr Johnson replied that he had "exchanged messages" with Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner at the weekend after a Mail On Sunday article about her.

He added: "I repeat what I said to her, there can be absolutely no place for such behaviour or such expression in this House and we should treat each other frankly, with the respect that each other deserves."

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