Labour Activist Warned About Pursuing Rape Claim – now made public

Labour Activist Warned About Pursuing Rape Claim
Share this story...Tweet about this on Twitter
Share on Facebook
Share on LinkedIn

Labour Activist Warned About Pursuing Rape Claim – Labour officials recommended not to tell anyone about it

A Labour activist has revealed she was raped at a party event. A senior Labour official discouraged reporting the attack.

Bex Bailey was told reporting the 2011 incident could damage her.  Ms Bailey given no advice on what to do next. Bex, now 25, was 19 at the time.

The activist told the BBC she had waived anonymity to urge changes to the way cases are handled. More women prepared to come forward with similar stories. Society ready to encourage change.

Labour said it had launched an independent investigation.

This will look at claims that a party employee acted improperly over 2011 allegations. Labour supports code of conduct in the workplace.

The issue of sexual abuse within politics and the parties’ response has come under the microscope. This follows recent allegations about sexual harassment in Parliament.

Labour: robust procedures both inside as well as outside Parliament are needed. Jeremy Corbyn has written to members urging anyone with a complaint to come forward using confidential party procedures.

The 25-year-old is a former member of Labour’s ruling National Executive Committee.

In an interview with PM on BBC Radio 4, Bex described how at age of 19 the rape happened.  It was by someone senior to her within the Labour Party not an MP. The incident remained secret until now


Labour Party spokesman: The Labour Party takes these allegations extremely seriously. It takes great courage for victims of rape to come forward.  All support must and will be made available to them.

More women are coming forward with stories. Cases have happened in the past as well as currently.

Authorities in turmoil.  But advice given if serious and have evidence report incidents to the Police. Important problem don’t ignore it.


Taken a look at the video?  What do you think?  Is the story justified?  Let us know what you think.  We would love to hear from you.  Your views are important to us. Drop by our comment box below and leave your remarks.  We would love to meet you.  Connect and follow us on our social media handles.  We are here 24/7 so can deal with anything you may want to know.  You can also watch our channel on your smartphone. Don’t miss out just because are on the go.  Key in and hey presto we are there!



  1. Westminster Sexual Harassment - zero tolerance - sleazy, oppressive | YNUKtvYNUKtv - October 31, 2017

    […] Labour Activist Warned About Pursuing Rape Claim – now made public October 31, 2017 […]

  2. Young Women on Sexual Harassment in Workplace - 'he asked me to lick wine off his hand' | YNUKtvYNUKtv - December 11, 2017

    […] have been revelations about sexual harassment since the Weinstein affair earlier this year.  Women came forward and publicly revealed his […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.