LABOR SNUB FOR HUSAR
THERE are renewed fears embattled Labor MP Emma Husar will quit and go to the crossbench after she was yesterday officially disendorsed as the party’s candidate for her western Sydney seat.
Ms Husar announced she would not stand in the seat of Lindsay at next year’s election in August after a series of allegations emerged that she mistreated staff.
But she has since backtracked and said she wanted to remain as the party’s candidate.
The Lindsay MP has now launched defamation proceedings against Buzzfeed, claiming reporting of false allegations of misconduct and harassment has ruined her career.
The administrative committee of NSW Labor met yesterday morning and decided to formally withdraw her as the party’s candidate.
The preselection for the seat will now be referred to the party’s national executive.
A number of Labor MPs told the Herald Sun they feared Ms Husar would now go to the crossbench.
Member for Lindsay Emma Husar has launched defamation proceedings against Buzzfeed.