Motions of no confidence in Luciana Berger withdrawn as Labour steps back from crisis

The Labour party has avoided a major split, but a minor one may now be inevitable.

No confidence proceedings against Luciana Berger, the Labour MP for Liverpool Wavertree, have been brought to a halt after local party activists in her constituency Labour party withdrew their motions of no confidence following discreet pressure from the party leadership.

The move heads off a potential crisis in the Labour party over the treatment of Berger, who has become an outspoken critic of the leadership on the issue of antisemitism within its ranks. This week she wrote two...
source: New Statesman

2019-02-08 20:02
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