Auckland Central MP Nikki Kaye says she has been bullied inside Parliament and subjected to harmful public infatuation outside it, with one incident being so serious she took out a trespassing order.

And while Kaye, who first worked in Parliament in 2002 as part of the National Party research unit, says the culture around Parliament has improved, it still has a long way to go to become a safe workplace where people are treated with mutual respect.

Her revelation follows the release this week of the Debbie Francis review of the parliamentary workplace , which found systemic issues of

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