Business Secretary Alok Sharma has been tested for coronavirus after becoming visibly unwell in the House of Commons chamber.
He was travelling home to self-isolate after he struggled during a speech at the despatch box during the second reading of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill.
It comes a day after MPs approved the government’s plan to end virtual voting in the Commons.
A spokeswoman for Mr Sharma said: “In line with guidance he has been tested for coronavirus and is returning home to self-isolate.”
During the debate, he was seen wiping his face with a handkerchief several times and his opposite number in Labour’s shadow cabinet, Ed Miliband, passed him a glass of water at one point.
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