Labour president resigns over assault complaints fiasco

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Labour Party President Nigel Haworth’s resignation was announced just before midday on Wednesday, as the fiasco around allegations of assault by a Labour Party staffer.

The Prime Minister accepted Mr Haworth’s resignation after viewing correspondence that complainants wrote to the party several months ago. That correspondence confirmed extremely serious allegations had been made.

Still Mr Haworth stands by his earlier claims that allegations of a sexual assault by a Labour Party staffer were not provided to the investigation panel and he was not told about them at a prior meeting.

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RNZ

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