The press regulator has dismissed all complaints about an article claim Angela Rayner crossed and opened her legs in the House of Commons to distract Boris Johnson.
Anonymous Tory MPs quoted in a post on Sunday The article claimed the Labor Deputy Leader tried to “throw the Prime Minister out of step” during Prime Minister’s Questions by “crossing and picking up her legs” in a scene allegedly reminiscent of the film. primal instinct.
The article entitled “Stone the crows! Tories accuse Rayner of Basic Instinct ploy to distract Boris,” sparked outrage across the political spectrum and was branded by many as misogynistic.
The Independent Press Standards Organization (IPSO) received more than 6,000 complaints about the story.
The regulator reviewed every single complaint against the publishers’ code of conduct and found that they fell into three categories: accuracy, privacy and harassment, and discrimination.
IPSO said that under its rules, it could not bring complaints about issues other than accuracy from people unrelated to an alleged breach of the code.
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/angela-rayner-labour-mail-article-ipso-b2071460.html After more than 6000 objections, press guard IPSO rejects all complaints about Angela Rayner Mail articles