Stanley Johnson was accused of hitting Tory MP Caroline Nokes in the bottom, and then saying “you’ve got an amazing seat” at Party Conference 2003.

  • Stanley Johnson (now 81) is accused of “smacking” Caroline Nokes at the bottom 
  • The father of the PM allegedly touched inappropriately on a MP during Party Conference 2003 
  • Now 49-year-old Ms Nokes claimed that the alleged incident occurred in Blackpool  
  • Johnson stated that he had no recollection about Caroline Nokes and received no reply.

His father, who is the Prime Minister, has been accused by allegedly smacking his daughter on the bottom with a Conservative woman and then saying, “You’ve got a wonderful seat.”

Former MEP Stanley Johnson, 81, is facing allegations of inappropriately touching Caroline Nokes at the Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool in 2003.

She claims she was the possible parliamentary candidate in Romsey North for the 2005 general election, when this alleged incident occurred. 

Stanley Johnson was accused of making fun of a woman Conservative at the bottom in 2003

Mr Johnson is facing allegations of inappropriately touching Caroline Nokes at the Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool in 2003

Johnson faces allegations that he touched inappropriately Caroline Nokes in Blackpool at the Conservative Party Conference. This was in 2003.

Mr Johnson Sr and his son Boris Johnson, the current Prime Minister, in October 2021

Boris Johnson and the son of Mr Johnson Sr, who is currently Prime Minister in October 2021

She told Sky News: ‘I can remember a really prominent man – at the time the Conservative candidate for Teignbridge in Devon – smacking me on the backside about as hard as he could and going, ”oh, Romsey, you’ve got a lovely seat”.’ 

When asked by the radio broadcaster to comment, Johnson Sr. said: “I don’t remember Caroline Nokes.” But here you are. I received no response…good luck and many thanks.

Ms Nokes, the chair of the Women and Equalities Select Committee, made the allegation during a cross-party panel about how to confront violence against women in the wake of Sarah Everard’s murder. 

She said, “I now consider it a responsibility, an absolute duty to call out where you see it.” Do not be the aggravating, loud and aggressive woman in this room. My daughter will never accept that I won’t do that.

The conversation also included Labour MPs Jess Philips & Rosena Allin Khan, as well Conservative MP Fay Jones.

Each politician also shared their personal experiences during the Sky News conversation.

Mr Johnson is accused of smacking a female Conservative on the bottom in 2003

Mr Johnson is accused of smacking a female Conservative on the bottom in 2003

He told Sky News: 'I have no recollection of Caroline Nokes at all - but there you go. And no reply... good luck and thanks'

He told Sky News: ‘I have no recollection of Caroline Nokes at all – but there you go. He didn’t reply…good luck and many thanks.

Caroline Nokes during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons in July 2021

Caroline Nokes in Prime Minister’s Questions at the House of Commons, July 2021

Ms. Nokes claims that she was also groped at 11 years old by a group men.

Shadow minister for domestic violence Ms. Philips claimed that she was assaulted at the hands of a party boss.

Shadow minister for mental and emotional health Dr Rosena Allin Khan claimed that she was being harassed as a junior physician by senior doctors.

Fay Jones was the Tory MP in Breconshire and Radnorshire. She described being flashed by an older man at 17 years old.

Four women called on the upcoming legislation to make public sexual harassment a criminal offense.

Sky News reported that while the Home Secretary is supporting the creation of the crime within the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, Downing Street is still to approve it.