Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer is self-isolating after a member of his household displayed possible coronavirus symptoms.

Sir Keir will now be working from home and will not speak in today’s House of Commons debate on the government’s controversial internal market legislation.

He is understood to have not shown any COVID-19 symptoms himself.

A spokesperson for the Labour leader said: “This morning Keir Starmer was advised to self-isolate after a member of his household showed possible symptoms of the coronavirus.

“The member of his household has now had a test.

“In line with NHS guidelines, Keir will self-isolate while awaiting the results of the test and further advice from medical professionals.”

Earlier on Monday, Sir Keir took part in his phone-in show on LBC Radio and appeared in their studio alongside host Nick Ferrari.

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The Labour leader is understood to have been alerted to his need to self-isolate shortly after.

Sir Keir’s office has contacted LBC to inform them.

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