Yardley MP qualifies for next phase of contest but suffers another car-crash moment
Labour leadership hopeful Jess Phillips has reached the required number of nominations from MPs and MEPs to reach the next phase of the contest. She now needs support from either 5% of affiliate members – primarily unions – or 5% of constituency parties (CLPs) to make it to the full ballot.
However, Phillips also suffered yet another interview embarrassment when she told viewers that Labour had not won an election since 2015 – when her now 14-year-old son was born:
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