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Rebecca Long-Bailey

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Rebecca Long-Bailey: British Labour Party politician
Rebecca Roseanne Long-Bailey is a British politician and former solicitor serving as Member of Parliament (MP) for Salford and Eccles since 2015. A member of the Labour Party, Long-Bailey served in the Shadow Cabinet as Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury from 2016 to 2017, Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy from 2017 to 2020 and Shadow Secretary of State for Education in 2020.

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Labour Leader refutes criticism of Long-Bailey sacking [Video]

Labour Leader refutes criticism of Long-Bailey sacking

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has defended the sacking of Rebecca Long-Bailey - saying the decision was about 'restoring trust' with Jewish communities after the former Shadow Education Secretary..

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Smeeth welcomes Starmer’s approach to anti-Semitism claims [Video]

Smeeth welcomes Starmer’s approach to anti-Semitism claims

Former Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent North, Ruth Smeeth, has said that she is “relieved” by Sir Keir Starmer’s approach to anti-Semitism claims within the party. It comes after Rebecca Long-Bailey..

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Former Labour MP hopes Long-Bailey ‘reflects on her actions’ [Video]

Former Labour MP hopes Long-Bailey ‘reflects on her actions’

Ruth Smeeth, the former Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent North has said that she does not understand why Rebecca Long-Bailey “has chosen this hill to have a fight with the leader of the Labour party..

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Rebecca Long-Bailey sacked by Sir Keir Starmer in anti-Semitism row [Video]

Rebecca Long-Bailey sacked by Sir Keir Starmer in anti-Semitism row

Rebecca Long-Bailey has been sacked from Labour’s shadow cabinet after sharing an article containing an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory.

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Keir Starmer faces down left-wing rebellion amid 'significant disagreement' over Rebecca Long-Bailey sacking

MPs call for reinstatement of ex-shadow education secretary amid antisemitism row
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UK politics news – live: Keir Starmer sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey in row over 'antisemitic' comments by actress in Independent interview as Jenrick property row deepens

Momentum founder says Starmer needs to 'rebuild trust' with party's left Starmer says Long-Bailey's actions 'did not further cause of rebuilding trust with Jewish community' Jenrick faces fresh..
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Rebecca Long Bailey says she was sacked before having chance to hold talks with Keir Starmer

Rebecca Long Bailey has said that she was removed from the shadow cabinet before having a chance to hold discussions she had requested with Labour leader Keir Starmer.
Independent - Published

Keir Starmer asks Rebecca Long-Bailey to step down after sharing article containing antisemitic conspiracy theory

Rebecca Long-Bailey has been sacked from the shadow cabinet after she shared an article containing an antisemitic conspiracy theory, a party spokesperson said.
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Keir Starmer elected as new Labour leader

The 57-year old MP defeats Rebecca Long-Bailey and Lisa Nandy in ballot of party members.
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Coronavirus: Rebecca Long-Bailey calls for government to keep stake in firms it bails out during crisis

Exclusive: 'Companies, banks and other institutions that have received public support should have to operate differently afterwards,' says Labour leadership hopeful
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: Rebecca Long-Bailey calls for National Food Service to help people in isolation

Deliveries would be carried out by the Royal Mail with empty leisure facilities used as storage and packing hubs
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: Labour leadership candidate Rebecca Long-Bailey calls for universal basic income during pandemic

Labour leadership contender says workers need financial security
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Rebecca Long-Bailey says she doesn't regret working on hospital PFIs

Defence comes as leadership contender warns Labour will be turned into centrist party 'akin to the Liberal Democrats' if she loses
Independent - Published

Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey vows to rewrite party's constitution to enshrine fight against climate emergency

'We are a mass 21st century democratic socialist party, so we should have a new, 21st century Clause IV'
Independent - Published

Labour leadership: The key policies of Keir Starmer, Rebecca Long-Bailey and Lisa Nandy

Candidates must convince members they can revive Labour's fortunes after its worst electoral defeat since 1935
Independent - Published

Who is Rebecca Long Bailey? The Labour leadership contender and her key policies

The Salford and Eccles MP has long been touted as a possible successor to Jeremy Corbyn
Independent - Published

Jeremy Corbyn says he is ready to serve in shadow cabinet after he is replaced as Labour leader

Leadership candidate Rebecca Long-Bailey has suggested she could offer him a job
Independent - Published

Labour MPs threatening to quit party if Long-Bailey becomes leader 'must trigger immediate by-elections'

Exclusive: 'If constituents voted for a Labour MP, they deserve to be represented by a Labour MP,' says Dawn Butler
Independent - Published

Lisa Nandy: Labour leadership candidate would abolish monarchy

Rebecca Long-Bailey calls for new inquiry into press ethics in wake of Caroline Flack death
Independent - Published

Rebecca Long-Bailey says women's refuges must accept trans women and urges Labour members to 'stop having this debate'

'There is no conflict between the protection of women and trans rights', leadership contender argues
Independent - Published

Rebecca Long-Bailey says Labour 'couldn't refuse' Scotland a second independence referendum

Leadership rival Starmer warns of SNP 'trap' over constitutional question
Independent - Published

Labour leadership: Emily Thornberry says Rebecca Long-Bailey did not do enough on antisemitism in hustings clash

Remaining leadership hopefuls clash over antisemitism and nationalisation plans in televised debate
Independent - Published

Rebecca Long-Bailey sparks Labour row after pledging to fight 'transphobic' women's groups

Leadership contender under fire after backing campaign to expel party members for 'bigoted transphobic views'
Independent - Published

Labour leadership: Up to 40 MPs 'considering quitting' party if Rebecca Long-Bailey wins race

Splits emerge as contest to succeed Jeremy Corbyn descends into acrimony
Independent - Published

Keir Starmer's team claim 'dirty tricks' by party insiders after being accused of hacking into Labour's membership database

Source close to leadership frontrunner blames 'factional attack' by party supporters of rival Rebecca Long-Bailey
Independent - Published

'Meow!': Thornberry and Long-Bailey clash over late-night pizza eating remark at Labour leadership hustings

Leadership outsider says Labour must stop being 'cuddly hopeless Lefties'
Independent - Published

Rebecca Long-Bailey vows to 'back workers in every dispute' if she becomes Labour leader

Candidate to replace Jeremy Corbyn says she will stand on the side of trade unions 'no questions asked'
Independent - Published

Labour leadership candidate Rebecca Long-Bailey pledges workers can turn phones off out of hours

'We can work hard, be paid for the work we do and keep that precious time with our friends and family, uninterrupted by emails or demands,' says leadership hopeful
Independent - Published

Lisa Nandy promises to let councillors nominate Labour leadership candidates

Wigan MP has place on ballot paper alongside Keir Starmer and Rebecca Long Bailey in race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn
Independent - Published

Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey calls for Heathrow expansion to be ditched to combat climate emergency

Exclusive: Shadow business secretary also insists she can deliver Labour majority government in 2024
Independent - Published

Labour leadership contenders Lisa Nandy and Rebecca Long-Bailey clash over MP selection

'Being an MP is not a job for life and that's why we need to trust our members to make decisions on this,' says Long-Bailey
Independent - Published

Rebecca Long-Bailey challenges rivals to commit to Corbyn's re-nationalisation plan in attack on 'rip off privatisers'

Shadow business secretary throws down to gauntlet to rivals as she wins endorsement of Fire Brigades Union
Independent - Published

Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey is not 'continuity Corbyn' candidate, Unite boss insists

'She is an individual completely different from Jeremy Corbyn', Len McCluskey says - but says it is up to her to explain how
Independent - Published

Rebecca Long-Bailey broke Labour leadership rules but was cleared by Corbyn allies

Exclusive: Angry rival camps allege contest manipulated to favour 'continuity Corbyn' candidate – after rules on data use were rewritten following breach
Independent - Published

Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey endorsed by Unite union in major campaign boost

Rebecca Long-Bailey's bid to be the next Labour leader has received a much-needed boost with the backing of the powerful Unite trade union.
Independent - Published

Labour chairman Ian Lavery urges Keir Starmer to 'stand aside' so party can have first woman leader

"We've got Rebecca Long-Bailey, Baileyism,' says Lavery
Independent - Published

Labour leadership: Deadline for voter registration looms, as new poll puts Starmer ahead of Long-Bailey

New YouGov poll says 63 per cent of Labour members would back shadow Brexit secretary in final round
Independent - Published

UK Labour's Long-Bailey launches leadership bid with call for 'new professionalism'

Britain's Labour Party needs to do more to promote aspiration and look more like a government-in-waiting, the party's business spokeswoman, Rebecca Long-Bailey, said when she formally launched her..
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Labour leadership: Keir Starmer cements early lead over rival Rebecca Long-Bailey ahead of first hustings

Five candidates to succeed Jeremy Corbyn will battle it out at event in Liverpool
Independent - Published

Labour leadership: Starmer won't make rival Long-Bailey shadow chancellor if he wins, ally predicts

Front-runners in race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn are both calling for party unity
Independent - Published

Rebecca Long-Bailey promises to end 'gentlemen's club' of politics, as Keir Starmer calls for end to Labour 'factions'

Shadow business secretary launches campaign as main rival says party needs 'unifying peace'
Independent - Published

Labour leadership: Momentum officially endorses Rebecca Long-Bailey to succeed Jeremy Corbyn

Rebecca Long-Bailey's campaign for the Labour leadership has received a major boost as the left-wing campaign group Momentum announced it was officially endorsing her bid to succeed Jeremy Corbyn.
Independent - Published

Rebecca Long-Bailey showed 'personal' support for stronger limit on abortions where disability a factor

Labour leadership contender echoed view that 'disability and non-disability are valued equally' but is not believed to be seeking change in law
Independent - Published

Brexit news – live: Long-Bailey enjoys major poll boost in Labour leadership race, as Farage 'suffers Big Ben bong firework ban'

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Independent - Published

Momentum faces backlash over 'ludicrous' Labour leadership ballot of members

Organisation asks members to endorse Rebecca Long-Bailey in 'confirmatory ballot'
Independent - Published

Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey confirms her name is hyphenated

'We're all girls in our family so there was no one to kind of carry on the name,' says shadow business secretary
Independent - Published

Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey vows to abolish House of Lords

Favoured candidate of party left says she would 'go to war with the political establishment' as leader
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Labour leadership: Jess Phillips, Lisa Nandy and Rebecca Long Bailey pass first hurdle in race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn

Candidates join shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer, who was the first to win the minimum number of endorsements
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Rebecca Long Bailey says Jeremy Corbyn's record as Labour leader is '10 out of 10'

Contender in race for succession denies she is 'continuity Corbyn candidate
Independent - Published

Labour leadership: Who is Corbyn 'heir' Rebecca Long Bailey and what are her policies?

The Salford and Eccles MP has long been touted as a possible successor to Jeremy Corbyn
Independent - Published

Labour leadership news - live: Long Bailey sets out plan to resist 'Tory lite' party, as Boris Johnson adviser heaps praise on far-right leader

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Independent - Published

Rebecca Long Bailey says immigration does not push down wages and breaks with Corbyn over pressing nuclear button

'If you have a deterrent you have to be prepared to use it' says leftwinger - after outgoing leader refused to say he would fire Trident
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