Sexual harassment: French MPs ‘blacklisted’ by women staff

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Ms Tondelier’s Green Party was rocked by a passionate nuisance liaison final year

Female assistants operative in a French council kept a created blacklist of MPs whom they regarded as passionate predators, an ex-assistant has said.

The women warned any other about certain MPs over lunch or during coffee breaks, Marine Tondelier said.

In a prior National Assembly she helped ex-minister and Green Party member Cécile Duflot.

Ms Tondelier pronounced certain MPs’ names “circulated among us – we knew we shouldn’t get in a lift with them”.

She now serves as a Greens councillor in Hénin-Beaumont, nearby Calais in northern France.

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“There was a risk of them fondling your bottom, a risk of trouble,” she pronounced on France 2 television.

In comments to a news repository L’Express she pronounced “there was a blacklist of guys with whom we couldn’t take risks”.

She pronounced it was not a created list, though “informal recommendation exchanged in a canteen, in coffee breaks, in a evening”.

Many new MPs were inaugurated to a cover – France’s reduce residence – in June. President Emmanuel Macron’s magnanimous La République En Marche! (LREM) won a majority.

And a choosing constructed a record series of women MPs – 233 out of a National Assembly sum of 577. The prior public had 155 womanlike MPs.

Accounts of passionate nuisance during work have proliferated in France, a US and other countries given a Hollywood passionate abuse liaison broke, centred on a poise of film noble Harvey Weinstein. He has denied wrongdoing.

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More than a third of National Assembly MPs are womanlike – a record for France

Previous scandals

Last year a French Green Party was rocked by allegations of passionate nuisance and Denis Baupin, emissary orator of a French assembly, resigned.

Four women colleagues had indicted him of passionate harassment. He denied a allegations.

Former French Environment Minister Ségolène Royal pronounced she also had to understanding with a box of passionate nuisance in her method “which had been secluded from me”.

“Once we found out we didn’t rubbish any time,” French LCI news quoted her as saying. “I learnt that a news had been written, afterwards lonesome adult and a author had been sidelined.”

She pronounced “that’s what happens when those in assign hush things up”.

Ms Tondelier pronounced certain MPs were “drunk with power” and politics fuelled “a bent to dominate”.

“When they’re a prolonged approach from home for 3 days, going adult to Paris arrange of creates them light-headed, it puts them in a holiday mood.”