Rochdale MP Tony Lloyd is in hospital after contracting coronavirus.
Mr Lloyd, 70, the shadow secretary of state for Northern Ireland, is being treated at Manchester Royal Infirmary.
In a statement, Labour said: “He is stable and responding to the treatment and dedicated care that he is receiving from the brilliant doctors, nurses and other healthcare staff at the hospital. “
New Labour leader, Kier Starmer has tweeted his best wishes to the Rochdale MP. In a tweet posted this afternoon, Mr Starmer said: "Wishing @tony4rochdale a swift and full recovery from coronavirus. Our thoughts are with him, his family and friends at this difficult time."
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