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Johnson in the UK is being asked to suspend legislators on the grounds of allegations of sexual misconduct

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London — Boris, England -Prime Minister Johnson faced a conspiracy on Friday to suspend one of his members, who became the latest Conservative politician involved in accusations of sexual misconduct.

Christopher Pincher, who played a role in strengthening the party's discipline as Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary, resigned from the government saying he was "upset" by drinking too much and becoming embarrassed.

Local media reported that he had sexually assaulted two male guests at a club in London. Pincher did not respond to a request for comment.

"The Prime Minister has accepted the resignation and believes it is correct," a Johnson spokesman refused to confirm the details of the accusation. "He wants to make sure that Congressional standards and culture improve."

In 2017, Pincher was reported to have made an unwanted pass as a former rower. It was cleared by a complaint procedure from an internal party. A spokesman said he was unaware of any particular claim to Pincher when Johnson appointed him to his government role.

"He always encourages people to come forward wherever he believes he has a complaint that needs to be raised," said a spokesman.

Last week, Johnson's Conservatives lost two seats after two lawmakers resigned in separate scandals related to sexual misconduct.

Another conservative member was arrested on suspicion of rape and other sexual crimes and told to stay away from Congress while police were investigating. ..

Johnson is being pressured by both his own lawmakers and opponents to suspend the pincher.

Two Conservative senior members, Caroline Nokes and Karen Bradley, say the party takes an inconsistent and unclear approach to cases of sexual misconduct. rice field.

"The party, and thus the government, is at risk of serious reputational damage with the current approach," they investigate with a zero-tolerance policy in all cases.

"People subject to such investigations should not be allowed to sit as members of the Conservative Party."

Opposition Labor Deputy Leader Angela Rayner said: Conservatives said they were "cleaning up the possibility of sexual assault under the carpet." (Additional report by Alistair Smout and MuvijaM, edited by Nick Macfie)