Scandal-hit club shuts amid groping claims

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The President Club says it is to close following accusations that hosts were groped at its men-only annual charity dinner.

It said abiding monies would be distributed to children’s charities “in an efficient manner”.

There was widespread outrage following claims about the incident by an spy FT reporter, and kindness said they would revert past donations.

It also led to the abdication of a Department for Education director.

The only women at last Thursday’s event at the Dorchester Hotel in primary London, which was attended by senior chassis in business and investment, were hired hostesses.