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AustraliaFoley claims 'can't be tolerated': Shorten

02:06  09 november  2018
02:06  09 november  2018 Source:   msn.com

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The behaviour former NSW Labor leader Luke Foley has been accused of " can ' t be tolerated ", federal Labor leader Bill Shorten says. Mr Foley resigned on Thursday evening after ABC journalist Ashleigh Raper revealed details of a November 2016 incident in which the state opposition leader allegedly put

The alleged behaviour of former NSW Labor leader Luke Foley " cannot be tolerated ", federal Labor leader Bill Shorten says. Mr Foley resigned on Thursday evening after ABC journalist Ashleigh Raper revealed details of a November 2016 incident in which the state opposition leader allegedly put his

Foley claims 'can't be tolerated': Shorten© AAP Images Federal Labor leader Bill Shorten says the alleged behaviour of former NSW Labor leader Luke Foley 'cannot be tolerated'. The alleged behaviour of former NSW Labor leader Luke Foley "cannot be tolerated", federal Labor leader Bill Shorten says.

Mr Foley resigned on Thursday evening after ABC journalist Ashleigh Raper revealed details of a November 2016 incident in which the state opposition leader allegedly put his hand down her underpants.

The former leader denies the allegations and has threatened defamation proceedings against Ms Raper.

"The behaviour that Ashleigh described is clearly improper, inappropriate, it cannot be tolerated," Mr Shorten told ABC radio in Perth on Thursday evening.

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Push to shorten pedestrian wait: Foley claims ' can ' t be tolerated ': Shorten 02:00 19 november 2018 Source: smh.com.au. Foley claims ' can ' t be tolerated ': Shorten . The alleged behaviour of former NSW Labor leader Luke Foley " cannot be tolerated ", federal Labor leader Bill Shorten says.

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"Modern society has no tolerance for the behaviour which she described."

Mr Shorten says the journalist deserves respect and the privacy she had asked for in her statement.

"Whatever the details, Ashleigh I think needs, deserves, our support and understanding at this time," he said.

"Considering the behaviour described, and what has happened hasn't respected her wishes - I think something the rest of us can do is treat her with some respect".

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