Jess Phillips

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Jess Phillips: ‘People rely on someone they love to die to afford a place to live’
Over lunch, the MP and shadow minister explains why Labour needs to get angrier about health, homes and justice – and tells of her long family connection to one Birmingham chippy

Tim Adams

21, May, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Labour’s Jess Phillips opens up about taking anti-anxiety medication
Frontbencher says MPs face extreme trauma but are ‘just expected to deal with it as part of your job’

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

06, Apr, 2023 @10:33 AM

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Jess Phillips reads to MPs list of women killed over past year
Labour MP takes more than five minutes to name the 109 women killed in UK by men or where a man is the principal suspect

Alexandra Topping

09, Mar, 2023 @4:46 PM

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Jess Phillips and Iain Duncan Smith lead calls to criminalise ‘cuckooing’
Practice of taking over people’s homes should be included in an overhaul of the Modern Slavery Act, say MPs

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

26, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Tory MPs receive £15.2m from second jobs since 2019 election
Study shows income of Conservatives such as Theresa May and Boris Johnson dwarfs that of other parties

Jim Waterson

08, Jan, 2023 @5:26 PM

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‘We want action’: bereaved families launch Killed Women campaign
Campaigners hope collective voice will force change in Britain, where a woman is killed by a man every three days

Alexandra Topping

30, Nov, 2022 @6:30 PM

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Watchdog apologises for saying MPs’ Christmas party costs are claimable
Ipsa’s earlier advice on expenses for food and decorations led to MPs receiving abuse from the public

Nadeem Badshah

24, Nov, 2022 @11:15 PM

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How to Be a Politician by Vince Cable review – teachings of the former Lib Dem leader
This pragmatic political primer from the former Lib Dem leader favours head over heart – but can it speak to gen Z activists?

Gaby Hinsliff

14, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘I admire her’: UK politicians on whether they would party like Sanna Marin
Finnish PM’s dancing video shows how politicians are expected to moderate their behaviour – but have right to a private life

Rachel Hall

26, Aug, 2022 @1:28 PM

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Birmingham expects surge of tourism following success of Commonwealth Games
Event is on track to be most successful games in history with more than 1.5m tickets sold

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

08, Aug, 2022 @8:42 PM

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Jess Phillips says allegations about MPs should be investigated without formal complaint
Labour MP wants inquiries into potential sexual misconduct to be possible before a specific victim comes forward

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

03, Jul, 2022 @6:20 PM

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Female Labour MPs call on PM to scrap new rape victim guidance
More than 100 MPs write to Boris Johnson saying guidance will lead survivors to avoid seeking therapy

Alexandra Topping and Caelainn Barr

17, Jun, 2022 @6:14 PM

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