Jess Phillips

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Jess Phillips pulls out of Labour leadership race

Jess Phillips pulls out of Labour leadership race

The backbencher said she could not be the person to "unite all parts" of the Labour movement as she ended her bid to succeed Jeremy Corbyn.

Friday, January 3, 2020

Friday, January 3, 2020

Jess Phillips announces Labour leadership candidacy

Jess Phillips announces Labour leadership candidacy

The backbencher confirmed her bid to succeed Jeremy Corbyn, promising to challenge the Boris Johnson with "passion, heart and precision".

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Man who kicked MP Jess Phillips' office door fined

Man who kicked MP Jess Phillips' office door fined

Michael Roby, 36, was ordered to pay a total of £207 after he admitted the disturbance at Labour MP Jess Phillips' office in Birmingham.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Friday, September 27, 2019

Man, 36, charged after disturbance at office of Jess Phillips MP

Man, 36, charged after disturbance at office of Jess Phillips MP

A man has been charged with a Section 5 public order offence after a disturbance outside the office of Birmingham Yardley MP Jess Phillips.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Friday, July 5, 2019

MP leaves son on Downing Street steps in school funding protest

MP leaves son on Downing Street steps in school funding protest

Jess Phillips left her 10-year-old outside Number 10 as part of a demonstration against funding cuts forcing schools to close early.

Friday, June 28, 2019

Friday, June 28, 2019

Jess Phillips targeted by posters put up in ‘wrong’ constituency

Jess Phillips targeted by Birmingham anti-LGBT protesters

Jess Phillips targeted by Birmingham anti-LGBT protesters

Protesters against same-sex relationship lessons have put up posters called for a "vote of no confidence" in the Labour MP.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Jess Phillips slams 'hollow icon' Boris Johnson

Jess Phillips slams 'hollow icon' Boris Johnson

The Labour MP attacked the Tory leadership hopeful in a series of tweets, accusing him of having "no guts".

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

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Autobiography of Labour MP Jess Phillips to become TV drama

Autobiography of Labour MP Jess Phillips to become TV drama

Her book 'Everywoman: One Woman's Truth About Speaking The Truth' is being adapted by the makers of Happy Valley and Black Mirror.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Monday, May 20, 2019

Labour MP Jess Phillips confronts parents protesting LGBT lessons

Labour MP Jess Phillips confronts parents protesting LGBT lessons

Labour MP Jess Phillips confronts parents protesting LGBT lessons

Labour MP Jess Phillips has confronted protesters outside a school in Birmingham after they took their children out of school to continue campaigning against the teaching of LGBT lessons.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Police investigate UKIP candidate over Jess Phillips ‘rape’ video

Police investigate UKIP candidate over Jess Phillips ‘rape’ remark

Police investigate UKIP candidate over Jess Phillips ‘rape’ remark

A UKIP candidate standing in European elections is being investigated by police after releasing a video suggesting he might rape Labour MP Jess Phillips.

Friday, March 8, 2019

Friday, March 8, 2019

Letter from thousands of headteachers warn of ‘school funding crisis'

Letter from thousands of headteachers warns of ‘school funding crisis’

Letter from thousands of headteachers warns of ‘school funding crisis'

Thousands of headteachers are warning of a "school funding crisis" in a letter reportedly sent to millions of families in England.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

We have got ‘a legal system that is only protecting the rich’, says activist

We have got ‘a legal system that is only protecting the rich’, says activist

We have got ‘a legal system that is only protecting the rich’, says activist

Activist Kate Smurthwaite has said that the use of injunctions “is only protecting the rich and powerful”, after a company boss was granted an injunction amid allegations of sexual harassment and racial abuse. 

NDAs have a purpose but ‘we want to encourage openness as society’, says media lawyer

'If the Telegraph challenges the injunction and wins, they've got a bigger story', says media lawyer

'If the Telegraph challenges injunction and wins, they've got a bigger story'

Media lawyer Mark Lewis has said that non-disclosure agreements have a purpose but we want “to ensure that something that is wrong is exposed”, after The Daily Telegraph lost a legal fight against a company boss accused of “discreditable conduct”.

Theresa May pledges to improve gagging clause regulations after newspaper stopped from publishing

Theresa May pledges to improve 'gagging' clause regulations after newspaper stopped from publishing

May pledges to improve 'gagging' clause regulations amid injunction scandal

Theresa May has pledged to improve regulation around so-called gagging clauses after a newspaper was stopped from publishing allegations about a businessman.

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Jess Phillips MP prepared to use Parliamentary privilege to name businessman at centre of sexual harassment and racism allegations

Labour MP threatens to name businessman who was granted injunction

Jess Phillips has said she is prepared to use Parliamentary privilege to name a businessman accused of racism and sexual harassment, who has been granted an injunction.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Labour MP Jess Phillips reveals sexual harassment she suffered as schoolgirl

Labour MP Jess Phillips reveals sexual harassment she suffered as schoolgirl

'Men masturbated in front of me while I walked to school'

A Parliamentary inquiry is to begin on the sexual harassment of women and girls in public places

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Female Labour MPs blast party leader plans to tackle sexual harassment in Westminster

Female Labour MPs blast party leader plans to tackle sexual harassment in Westminster

Female Labour MPs blast party leader plans to tackle sexual harassment

A number of MPs say the plan to implement face-to-face meetings don't go far enough

Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

Row over John Bercow's Donald Trump comments growing in the House of Commons

John Bercow faces no-confidence vote over Donald Trump comments

John Bercow faces no-confidence vote over Trump ban

The Speaker of the House banned Donald Trump from speaking in Parliament in his state visit