Jess Phillips

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

We have got ‘a legal system that is only protecting the rich’, says activist

We have got ‘a legal system that is only protecting the rich’, says activist

We have got ‘a legal system that is only protecting the rich’, says activist

Activist Kate Smurthwaite has said that the use of injunctions “is only protecting the rich and powerful”, after a company boss was granted an injunction amid allegations of sexual harassment and racial abuse. 

NDAs have a purpose but ‘we want to encourage openness as society’, says media lawyer

'If the Telegraph challenges the injunction and wins, they've got a bigger story', says media lawyer

'If the Telegraph challenges injunction and wins, they've got a bigger story'

Media lawyer Mark Lewis has said that non-disclosure agreements have a purpose but we want “to ensure that something that is wrong is exposed”, after The Daily Telegraph lost a legal fight against a company boss accused of “discreditable conduct”.

Theresa May pledges to improve gagging clause regulations after newspaper stopped from publishing

Theresa May pledges to improve 'gagging' clause regulations after newspaper stopped from publishing

May pledges to improve 'gagging' clause regulations amid injunction scandal

Theresa May has pledged to improve regulation around so-called gagging clauses after a newspaper was stopped from publishing allegations about a businessman.

Jess Phillips MP

Jess Phillips MP prepared to use Parliamentary privilege to name businessman at centre of sexual harassment and racism allegations

Labour MP threatens to name businessman who was granted injunction

Jess Phillips has said she is prepared to use Parliamentary privilege to name a businessman accused of racism and sexual harassment, who has been granted an injunction.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Labour MP Jess Phillips reveals sexual harassment she suffered as schoolgirl

Labour MP Jess Phillips reveals sexual harassment she suffered as schoolgirl

'Men masturbated in front of me while I walked to school'

A Parliamentary inquiry is to begin on the sexual harassment of women and girls in public places

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Female Labour MPs blast party leader plans to tackle sexual harassment in Westminster

Female Labour MPs blast party leader plans to tackle sexual harassment in Westminster

Female Labour MPs blast party leader plans to tackle sexual harassment

A number of MPs say the plan to implement face-to-face meetings don't go far enough

Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

Row over John Bercow's Donald Trump comments growing in the House of Commons

John Bercow faces no-confidence vote over Donald Trump comments

John Bercow faces no-confidence vote over Trump ban

The Speaker of the House banned Donald Trump from speaking in Parliament in his state visit