Minister needs to have told me about alleged rape: PM

Minister needs to have told me about alleged rape: PM

Scott Morrison has publicly admonished Defence Minister Linda Reynolds for failing woefully to make sure he understands of a staffer being allegedly raped in the minister’s Parliament House workplace very nearly 2 yrs ago, saying it absolutely was unsatisfactory he had been kept at night.

The Prime Minister also readily agreed to a proposal by Labor leader Anthony Albanese that an independent and eminent Australian conduct a root-and-branch review of the culture in federal politics with the government reeling from the allegations levelled by former staffer Brittany Higgins.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison apologised to liberal that is former Brittany Higgins, inset. Alex Ellinghausen/The Project

Mr Morrison has discovered himself, their minister along with his workplace caught in the center of a furore about whom knew exactly just what so when following a so-called rape of Ms Higgins by an other staffer on March 23, 2019, carrying out a night that is drunken.

This week, said she felt she could not continue with the legal process because of political pressures, especially as an election was about to be called after initially contacting police, Ms Higgins, who went public. A month ago, said she was now referring the matter to police on Monday night, Ms Higgins, who resigned her political job.

The incident ended up being initially addressed as being a safety breach because of the set because of the night that is late to your workplace together with so-called rapist had been sacked for that. Continue reading «Minister needs to have told me about alleged rape: PM»