It appears that Tom Watson was not entirely truthful in his TV interview. – Se also the BBC report https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-48959373 and teh report in teh daily mirror https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/jennie-formby-tom-watson-panorama-17996299
He wrote a letter to Formby demanding that she publish Labour’s response to the Equalities and Human Rights Commission – and the letter was promptly leaked to hostile media.
But it subsequently emerged that Formby had given the entire Shadow Cabinet an update on the response – and took time out from chemotherapy to do so – yet Watson asked no questions. Not only that, but she had also offered to meet him in person to provide him with the party’s response. Watson had not even asked questions during the Shadow Cabinet meeting.