Philip Green, the billionaire owner of the Topshop clothing chain, was named in parliament as the British businessman alleged to have used legal agreements and payments to hide accusations of sexual harassment, racist abuse and bullying — an allegation he denies. Peter Hain told the House of Lords on Thursday that he felt it was his “duty” to reveal the name under parliamentary privilege after being contacted by someone involved in the case. The accusations are the latest in the #MeToo movement that has implicated high-ranking officials and businessmen for allegedly harassing and abusing women. Hain’s statement named Green as the subject of an article published in the Telegraph newspaper on Wednesday about a leading British businessman accused of sexually harassing and racially abusing his staff. “I feel it is my duty under parliamentary privilege to name Philip Green as the individual in question, given that the media have been subject to an injunction preventing publication of the...

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