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Personal Statement

– in the House of Lords at 2:43 pm on 25th October 2018.

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Photo of Lord Hain Lord Hain Labour 2:43 pm, 25th October 2018

My Lords, having been contacted by someone intimately involved in the case of a powerful businessman using non-disclosure agreements and substantial payments to conceal the truth about serious and repeated sexual harassment, racist abuse and bullying which is compulsively continuing, I feel that it is my duty under parliamentary privilege to name Philip Green as the individual in question, given that the media have been subject to an injunction preventing publication of the full details of a story which is clearly in the public interest.