Lord Hain defends decision to name Sir Philip Green as businessman at

The Labour peer accused the Topshop owner of trying to create a “malevolent diversion” to distract attention away from allegations about his own allegedly improper and abusive behaviour. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Peter Hain has strongly defended his decision to name Sir Philip Green as the businessman at the centre of allegations of sexual harassment and racist abuse. The Labour peer said he believed it was his “duty” to name Sir Philip following two days of speculation about the identity of the individual at the centre of the claims. On Thursday Lord Hain, the former leader of the House of Commons, used parliamentary privilege to reveal the businessman had taken out an injunction against The Telegraph. The decision has… read more