Bombshell email: Nick Clegg was told about Lib Dem sex scandal four years ago


Nick Clegg knew more than four years ago that a top Liberal Democrat official had been accused of molesting women, a bombshell email claims.

The Deputy Prime Minister has always denied knowing about the allegations – that former party chief Chris Rennard had groped a string of female activists – until hours before they were broadcast by Channel 4 on Thursday evening.

But this appears to be contradicted by the details of an exchange on Facebook, sent via the social networking site’s private messaging service, written in January 2009 by one of the women who came forward to Channel 4. It includes the line: ‘I just don’t know how Nick can know and not do anything… 🙁  makes me very sad.’



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