Dominic Raab defends Mail on Sunday editor refusing Speaker meeting over ‘sexist’ Angela Rayner story

Dominic Raab has defended the editor of the Mail on Sunday for refusing to meet with the Commons Speaker to discuss a “misogynistic” story about Angela Rayner.Sir Lindsay Hoyle ordered David Dillon into Parliament on Wednesday following an outcry over claims made by an unnamed Tory MP that the deputy Labour leader crossed and uncrossed her legs to distract Boris Johnson during Prime Minister's Questions.In his response to the Speaker, published in the Daily Mail, Mr Dillon said he would not be attending as journalists should “not take instruction from officials of the House of Commons”.

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