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Pornography Scandal MPs, Peers and staff have attempted to view porn sites in Westminster 24,000 times since June

A PARLIAMENT of perverts has been laid bare with more than 24,000 attempts to access porno sites in the Palace of Westminster since June’s general election.

MPs, peers and staff tried to look at porn 24,473 times — about 160 goes a day — from computers and other devices between June and October last year, according to official data released today in response to a Freedom of Information request.

It follows a catalogue of sex scandals that have engulfed Westminster.

The latest findings show a spike in attempts to visit sites in September with 9,467 requests from both the Houses of Lords and Commons.

Parliamentary authorities claim that the majority of the attempts were accidental. A parliamentary spokesman said: “All pornographic websites are blocked by Parliament’s computer network.

“The vast majority of ‘attempts’ to access them are not deliberate. The data shows ‘requests’ to access websites not visits to them.

“There are 8,500 computers on the parliamentary network, which are used by MPs, peers, their staff and staff of both houses.

“This data also covers personal devices used when logged on to Parliament’s guest wi-fi.”

Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to sack her number two Damian Green in December after he made “misleading” statements about allegations of pornography found by police on computers in his parliamentary office in 2008.

In his resignation letter, Mr Green continued to deny “unfounded and deeply hurtful” claims that he downloaded or viewed the material.

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