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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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UK politics news – live: Keir Starmer sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey in row over 'antisemitic' comments by actress in Independent interview as Jenrick property row deepensMomentum 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..
Rebecca Long Bailey says she was sacked before having chance to hold talks with Keir StarmerRebecca 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.
Keir Starmer asks Rebecca Long-Bailey to step down after sharing article containing antisemitic conspiracy theoryRebecca Long-Bailey has been sacked from the shadow cabinet after she shared an article containing an antisemitic conspiracy theory, a party spokesperson said.
Keir Starmer elected as Labour leader in first round of votingKeir Starmer has been elected as Labour’s next leader in a landslide victory, as the party announced the results of its three-month contest to replace Jeremy Corbyn. Sir Keir, who today becomes..
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Coronavirus: Rebecca Long-Bailey calls for government to keep stake in firms it bails out during crisisExclusive: 'Companies, banks and other institutions that have received public support should have to operate differently afterwards,' says Labour leadership hopeful
Coronavirus: Rebecca Long-Bailey calls for National Food Service to help people in isolationDeliveries would be carried out by the Royal Mail with empty leisure facilities used as storage and packing hubs
Coronavirus: Labour leadership candidate Rebecca Long-Bailey calls for universal basic income during pandemicLabour leadership contender says workers need financial security
Rebecca Long-Bailey says she doesn't regret working on hospital PFIsDefence comes as leadership contender warns Labour will be turned into centrist party 'akin to the Liberal Democrats' if she loses
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'
Labour leadership candidates clash over Brexit at Guardian hustings – videoKeir Starmer came under fire from Rebecca Long-Bailey and Lisa Nandy over Labour’s Brexit position, both arguing that it contributed to the party’s landslide defeat in December. Speaking at the..
Labour leadership: The key policies of Keir Starmer, Rebecca Long-Bailey and Lisa NandyCandidates must convince members they can revive Labour's fortunes after its worst electoral defeat since 1935
Who is Rebecca Long Bailey? The Labour leadership contender and her key policiesThe Salford and Eccles MP has long been touted as a possible successor to Jeremy Corbyn
Jeremy Corbyn says he is ready to serve in shadow cabinet after he is replaced as Labour leaderLeadership candidate Rebecca Long-Bailey has suggested she could offer him a job
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
Lisa Nandy: Labour leadership candidate would abolish monarchyRebecca Long-Bailey calls for new inquiry into press ethics in wake of Caroline Flack death
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
Rebecca Long-Bailey says Labour 'couldn't refuse' Scotland a second independence referendumLeadership rival Starmer warns of SNP 'trap' over constitutional question
Labour leadership: Emily Thornberry says Rebecca Long-Bailey did not do enough on antisemitism in hustings clashRemaining leadership hopefuls clash over antisemitism and nationalisation plans in televised debate
Rebecca Long-Bailey sparks Labour row after pledging to fight 'transphobic' women's groupsLeadership contender under fire after backing campaign to expel party members for 'bigoted transphobic views'
Labour leadership: Up to 40 MPs 'considering quitting' party if Rebecca Long-Bailey wins raceSplits emerge as contest to succeed Jeremy Corbyn descends into acrimony
Keir Starmer's team claim 'dirty tricks' by party insiders after being accused of hacking into Labour's membership databaseSource close to leadership frontrunner blames 'factional attack' by party supporters of rival Rebecca Long-Bailey
'Meow!': Thornberry and Long-Bailey clash over late-night pizza eating remark at Labour leadership hustingsLeadership outsider says Labour must stop being 'cuddly hopeless Lefties'
Rebecca Long-Bailey vows to 'back workers in every dispute' if she becomes Labour leaderCandidate to replace Jeremy Corbyn says she will stand on the side of trade unions 'no questions asked'
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
Lisa Nandy promises to let councillors nominate Labour leadership candidatesWigan MP has place on ballot paper alongside Keir Starmer and Rebecca Long Bailey in race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn
Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey calls for Heathrow expansion to be ditched to combat climate emergencyExclusive: Shadow business secretary also insists she can deliver Labour majority government in 2024
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
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
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
Rebecca Long-Bailey broke Labour leadership rules but was cleared by Corbyn alliesExclusive: Angry rival camps allege contest manipulated to favour 'continuity Corbyn' candidate – after rules on data use were rewritten following breach
Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey endorsed by Unite union in major campaign boostRebecca 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.
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
Labour leadership: Deadline for voter registration looms, as new poll puts Starmer ahead of Long-BaileyNew YouGov poll says 63 per cent of Labour members would back shadow Brexit secretary in final round
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..
Labour leadership: Keir Starmer cements early lead over rival Rebecca Long-Bailey ahead of first hustingsFive candidates to succeed Jeremy Corbyn will battle it out at event in Liverpool
Labour leadership: Starmer won't make rival Long-Bailey shadow chancellor if he wins, ally predictsFront-runners in race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn are both calling for party unity
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'
Labour leadership: Momentum officially endorses Rebecca Long-Bailey to succeed Jeremy CorbynRebecca 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.
Rebecca Long-Bailey showed 'personal' support for stronger limit on abortions where disability a factorLabour leadership contender echoed view that 'disability and non-disability are valued equally' but is not believed to be seeking change in law
Brexit news – live: Long-Bailey enjoys major poll boost in Labour leadership race, as Farage 'suffers Big Ben bong firework ban'Follow all the latest developments
Momentum faces backlash over 'ludicrous' Labour leadership ballot of membersOrganisation asks members to endorse Rebecca Long-Bailey in 'confirmatory ballot'
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
Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey vows to abolish House of LordsFavoured candidate of party left says she would 'go to war with the political establishment' as leader
Labour leadership: Jess Phillips, Lisa Nandy and Rebecca Long Bailey pass first hurdle in race to succeed Jeremy CorbynCandidates join shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer, who was the first to win the minimum number of endorsements
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
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
Long-Bailey acknowledges lack of trust in Labour as she launches leadership bidLabour was not trusted on Brexit, tackling anti-Semitism or its policy platform, Rebecca Long-Bailey admitted as she set out her pitch to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as party leader. The shadow business..