• Rebecca Long-Bailey appointed shadow education secretary

    Sir Keir Starmer has named his former leadership rival Rebecca Long-Bailey as shadow education secretary. Long-Bailey, the MP for Salford and Eccles, was previously the shadow business secretary, and came second in the Labour leadership contest. She succeeds Angela Rayner, her friend and flatmate, who won the deputy leadership election and is now the Labour

    14.43 Apr. 6th, 2020 | News

  • Angela Rayner elected deputy leader of the Labour party

    The shadow education secretary Angela Rayner has been elected deputy leader of the Labour Party, it has been announced. The MP for Ashton-under-Lyne will serve under new leader Sir Keir Starmer, whose election as leader was also announced today. She has also been appointed by Starmer as chair of the Labour Party, and is understood

    11.03 Apr. 4th, 2020 | News

  • Labour leadership Q&A: Sir Keir Starmer

    Less than a month remains until the end of the Labour leadership contest, with party members across the country currently voting on who they want to replace Jeremy Corbyn. We asked each of the three candidates the same six questions on education policy issues that have dominated Labour politics in recent years, to find out

    10.36 Mar. 13th, 2020 | News