Luciana Berger becomes latest defector to join Liberal Democrats
Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson said the Liverpool Wavertree constituency Labour party should be suspended for its ‘intolerable’ actions.
The Liverpool Wavertree MP is a prominent critic of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Luciana Berger faces a vote of no confidence by her local Labour constituency party
Shadow public health minister Luciana Berger wrote on Twitter:
Sugar tax is not fair.Most senior health officials clearly in despair at collapsing Responsibility Deal & Ministers caving into big business
Chief Medical Officer's sugar tax call is a clear sign the Govt's flagship public health policy is failing people across the country
Read: Medical chief says may need sugar tax to tackle obesity