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Labour suspends former shadow Northern Ireland Secretary Lewis


Ivan Lewis

Ivan Lewis

Ivan Lewis

Labour has suspended former shadow Northern Ireland Secretary Ivan Lewis following a complaint about his conduct.

The Bury South MP is under investigation by party officials.

A spokeswoman said: "The Labour Party takes all allegations of sexual harassment extremely seriously. Ivan Lewis is currently suspended from the Labour Party pending an investigation."

Earlier this month it was reported that a woman alleged Mr Lewis had touched her leg and invited her to his house in 2010.

Mr Lewis said he had "never made non-consensual sexual comments or sexual advances to women".

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