Heated exchanges as Labour's Lisa Nandy accuses Tory MP of corruption over Boris Johnson no-confidence vote.
It follows reports Starmer did not return to work after the takeaway.
A leading northern MP has scorned London media outlets 'who have only just discovered' the complexities of local lockdown rules.
One frontbencher said the PM's guidance would leave families with an 'impossible choice' on Monday morning.
He replaces Jeremy Corbyn, who led Labour to its worst general election result in 84 years in December last year.
'It allows an environment where it’s permissible to racially mock Chinese and east Asians. It’s so disappointing.'
Lisa Nandy is currently trailing in the polls in the Labour leadership contest.
Sir Keir Starmer is the only male in the contest.
'We should have been bold enough to defend free movement and the opportunities and benefits that it brings,' said the leadership hopeful.
The Wigan MP said that Boris Johnson should have 'intervened without hesitation'.
Lisa Nandy voted in favour of the deal in October but now says there is no chance of Labour MPs negotiating access to the customs union.
Corbyn ally Rebecca Long-Bailey is currently the bookies' favourite.