PRESSURE is mounting on the federal government to identify and dismiss individuals involved in a sex scandal involving male parliamentary staffers who committed lewd acts on the desks of female MPs and around Parliament House, and brought sex workers into the building.
One staffer, Nathan Winn, is understood to have departed since the story was broadcast onNetwork 10.
Mr Winn had worked in the office of the Chief Government Whip until Monday evening — a position he had held since he was hired by the Turnbull government in October, 2015.
Others involved in the scandal remain in the building and staffers report feeling under a cloud until the matter is resolved. NSW Liberal Senator Hollie Hughes said parliament needed those involved to leave so that the government could get on with its job. “It doesn’t have to be a public sacking, but it’s past time they show some respect for this building and what it stands for, as well as their fellow staff and colleagues who are all under this cloud, and depart,” she said.
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