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New Zealand Labour’s president resigns over handling of sexual assault inquiry

New Zealand Labour’s president resigns over handling of sexual assault



Jacinda Ardern says allegations in question are ‘incredibly distressing’ and offers to meet alleged victimsThe president of New Zealand’s Labour party has resigned over the handling of sexual assault allegations against a party staffer.Jacinda Ardern announced Nigel Haworth’s resignation on Wednesday, two days after details of an alleged assault against a 19-year-old were published by the Spinoff. As party president, Haworth oversaw the investigation of the complaint and several others levelled at the staffer by a string of Labour members. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/11/new-zealand-labours-president-resigns-over-handling-of-sexual-assault-inquiry

Author : Eleanor Ainge Roy in Dunedin and agencies

Publish date : 2019-09-11 04:33:32

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