B&Q stores will be shut on Tuesday, while Sports Direct’s outlets will stay open after Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered the immediate closure of non-essential stores.
Politicians have hit out at Sports Direct for keeping stores open after the Prime Minister ordered non-essential shops to close, with Labour’s chairman telling company majority owner Mike Ashley to “take some responsibility” and “shut up shop”.
Jess Phillips has endorsed Ian Murray as he bids to become Labour’s new deputy leader.
Lisa Nandy received the backing of former Labour leadership rival Jess Phillips as she made it onto the final ballot paper for the contest.
Lisa Nandy’s bid to win the Labour leadership race has received a fresh boost after former contender Jess Phillips said she was now backing her to succeed Jeremy Corbyn.
Rebecca Long-Bailey has said she would take Labour in “completely different directions” from Jeremy Corbyn amid criticism that she is the continuity candidate in the leadership race.
Jess Phillips has abandoned her bid to become Labour’s next leader as she admitted she would not be able to bring the party together after its “cataclysmic” election defeat.
Jess Phillips has abandoned her bid to be Labour leader, acknowledging that she would not be able to unite the party.
Jess Phillips’ campaign to become Labour leader is hanging in the balance as her rivals compete for the support of the GMB trade union.
Emily Thornberry said she would “frighten the life out of” Boris Johnson if she became the next Labour leader.
Sir Keir Starmer has become the first Labour leadership contender to be guaranteed a place on the final ballot paper after winning the support of retail union Usdaw.
Labour leadership hopeful Jess Phillips hit out at the “patronising” idea that having a working-class background is all that matters to voters in the contest to replace Jeremy Corbyn.
Labour leadership contender Jess Phillips has insisted she has no plans for the UK to rejoin the EU after Brexit and is not an “uber Remainer”.
The first hustings of the Labour leadership battle saw contenders clash over the way the party has dealt with anti-Semitism.
The Labour leadership race will explode into life on Saturday as the first regional hustings take place.
Jess Phillips has vowed to speak “plainly” as she prepares to make her pitch to members in the upcoming Labour leadership hustings.
Nicola Sturgeon has “no mandate” for a second independence referendum, Labour leadership hopeful Jess Phillips has insisted, as she said she would have turned down the Scottish First Minister’s request for a section 30 order if she was PM.
Labour has to change and reconnect with voters or else it will become irrelevant, party leadership hopeful Jess Phillips declared.
Labour leadership candidate Jess Phillips has called for a change in the party’s culture after a member claimed he was subjected to anti-Semitic abuse at a local meeting.
Jess Phillips is to “unashamedly” make the case for Labour as a unionist party during a visit to Scotland.
Five candidates will battle it out to become the next Labour leader after a dramatic late show of support saw Emily Thornberry scrape through to the next stage of the contest.
Clive Lewis has abandoned his bid to become Labour leader, after acknowledging he could not get the required support from his fellow MPs.
Labour leadership candidate Jess Phillips has said she felt “quite tempted” to quit the party over its handling of allegations of anti-Semitism.
Labour leadership hopefuls Emily Thornberry and Clive Lewis are set to learn whether they stand a chance of making it on to the ballot paper in the race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn.
Three more candidates have reached the number of nominations from MPs and MEPs required to pass through the first round of the Labour leadership contest, the party has confirmed.
There should be “no question” of Labour opposing a second Scottish independence referendum if there is a mandate to hold one, a candidate for the party’s leadership has said.
Sir Keir Starmer has secured the backing of enough Labour MPs to enter the second stage of the Labour leadership contest.
Labour MPs hoping to become the party’s next deputy leader are to set out their stalls to colleagues as the contest for the two top jobs ramps up.
The new Labour leader will be announced on April 4 following a contest triggered by Jeremy Corbyn’s decision to stand down in the wake of the general election defeat.
Labour leadership hopeful Jess Phillips has said she “can’t see a circumstance” where it would be better for Scotland to leave the UK.