Legislation will pass through the Commons unopposed this week as MPs feel the pressure to tackle coronavirus.
Emergency legislation on the outbreak and the government’s Budget will get “nodded through”, rather than opposition MPs calling for a vote.
Sources said Labour was attempting to strike a balance between scrutinising government and facing up to the virus.
Jeremy Corbyn has written to the PM, saying both parties should work together on coronavirus legislation.
The outgoing Labour leader said he would ensure the opposition’s concerns were taken on board as part of its drafting, rather than the party having to push for changes on the floor of the Commons.
MPs are expected to wrap up the Budget