Neil Parish has whip removed after being accused of watching pornography in House of Commons
Mr Parish is a father of two and a grandfather of two
Tory MP Neil Parish has had his whip removed after being accused of watching porn in the House of Commons.
The Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton, spoke with the Chief Whip about the allegations and is now reporting himself to the Standards Committee of the House of Commons.
The Conservative MP is a father of two and a grandfather of two.
Mr Parish, the chair of the Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, has represented the Devon constituency since 2019.
A spokesperson for the Chief Whip said: "Having spoken to the Chief Whip this afternoon, Neil Parish MP is reporting himself to the Standards Committee of the House of Commons.
"Mr Parish has been suspended from the Conservative Whip pending the outcome of that investigation."
It comes just days after reports alleged that an unnamed Tory MP was caught watching pornography on his mobile phone in the House of Commons chamber.
Chief whip Chris Heaton-Harris said he was looking into the “wholly unacceptable” allegations, with a spokeswoman vowing on Wednesday that “action will be taken”.
Boris Johnson described the allegations against the then unnamed MP “totally unacceptable”, while senior ministers hit out at Westminster’s “shameful” culture.
Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries said the situation in Westminster is “getting worse” as she suggested getting a “majority of women” in the Commons could improve it.