At the beginning of this month, an array of female Labour MPs were prominent on social media to defend pregnant MP Ellie Reeves against potential deselection by local members.
This week Tom Watson – technically if not in practice the deputy leader of the party – launched an unconscionable public attack on Labour general secretary Jennie Formby, who is battling cancer. The Labour parliamentary women who stood in public solidarity on social media with Ms Formby against Watson’s shameful conduct are shown below:
Emma Dent Coad
Ms Lee has a personal history of loss to cancer and knows how hard it is.
A number of women on Labour’s National Executive Committee have also made their support clear:
Ms Webbe was one of the first – but not the last – to speak out. She also called for Watson to resign over his bullying:
If your Labour MP is a woman who has also publicly shown solidarity with Ms Formby, please put a note in the comments so the article can be updated.
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