There was more. “Emilie Oldknow wrote that ‘Karie [Murphy] has been telling shadow cabinet members that I’ve orchestrated the Ken situation so … Tom [Watson] got his people on the panel to make a soft decision, all to embarrass JC and create a crisis'”. That, if true, is sufficient to have her straight out the door on a gross misconduct charge.
Former Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith did not mince her words at the sight of that. “Anyone in the Labour Party calling this report self indulgent and calling for this stuff to be ignored is a complete and utter hypocrite. This exposes bullying and racism at such a massive scale. Own it, face it and sort it out for goodness sake”.
Then he can move on to the easy part - going after the Tories.