‘A former Tory activist who claims she was raped by a party employee says senior Conservative figures have repeatedly ignored a culture of harassment within their ranks.
Lisa Wade said she was so raped violently she was left nursing whiplash-style injuries – but the Crown Prosecution Service chose not to take her case to court.
Despite making an official complaint to the party about young girls being targeted by sex pests while campaigning on the Conservative ‘battle bus’ during the 2015 election, nothing of note was done about the incidents and she was hounded out of the party.’
The activist claims many of the worst offenders still hold senior positions in the party, while she has been sidelined for speaking out.
‘I’ve been through hell and back. I have no faith the party will take any report of sexual abuse seriously,’ Lisa told the Mirror.
‘Months after I quit in disgust they knew I had reported my rape to the police and still had a duty of care towards me, but I was ignored.’
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