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Newly elected Tory MP Jamie Wallis ought to apologise for his alleged involvement in a “sugar daddy” courting web site, a Labour MP has mentioned.
Tonia Antoniazzi mentioned the Bridgend MP’s denial of a hyperlink to Sugar-Daddy.web was “clearly” contradicted by firm information.
She accused Mr Wallis of deceptive the press.
Jamie Wallis, who was elected MP for Bridgend in December, has been approached for remark.
It comes after a candidate within the Labour management contest, Jess Phillips, called for Mr Wallis to be thrown out of the Conservative party.
The Sugar-Daddy.web enterprise provided folks introductions to rich people, saying: “We are able to introduce you to your very personal sugar daddy and remedy your cash worries.
“Whether or not you are a boy, woman, straight or homosexual, there is a sugar daddy for you.”
Ms Antoniazzi’s feedback within the Home of Commons observe reporting by BuzzFeed News into Mr Wallis’ business background.
Mr Wallis informed BuzzFeed: “On-line queries point out the Sugar-Daddy.web web site was registered in 2004 and ceased to be operational in 2010.”
“The positioning seems to have been owned and operated by an organization named SD Billing Providers Restricted.
“For the avoidance of any doubt, I’ve by no means had a monetary curiosity, nor been a director of SD Billing companies Restricted and can’t touch upon its operational actions.”
Ms Antoniazzi, MP for Gower, mentioned Corporations Home information “clearly contradict that assertion”.
She mentioned she had acquired data from a former worker of the member for Bridgend that additionally contradicted his assertion.
The Gower MP claimed Mr Wallis had “misled the press about his involvement” within the web site, which she mentioned was “exploitative and demeaning”.
Fields Group Ltd is itself listed as the only real shareholder of SD Billing Services between October 2007-October 2010 – inside that interval Mr Wallis was a shareholder and director of Fields Group.
BuzzFeed Information reported that ten firms the place Mr Wallis was or is a director had been topic to greater than 800 complaints to buying and selling requirements between January 2008 and February 2017, in accordance with Bridgend council.
The council mentioned the businesses had been the topic of 20 enforcement visits.
Mr Wallis informed BuzzFeed the figures had been “nonsense” and he takes authorized motion in opposition to Bridgend council.
A spokesman for Bridgend council confirmed that they had acquired a “letter-before-action” from Fields Group Restricted however couldn’t remark additional “resulting from the potential of ongoing proceedings”.