• Who is Rebecca Long-Bailey? 8 facts about the new shadow education secretary

    Rebecca Long-Bailey has been appointed as shadow education secretary by Sir Keir Starmer. Here’s what we know about her…   She was born in Manchester in 1979. Although Long-Bailey is one of the youngest people to hold the role of shadow education secretary, the record is actually held by her predecessor Angela Rayner, who was

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  • 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

  • Labour reshuffle: Rayner stays, Mike Kane becomes shadow schools minister

    The Labour MP Angela Rayner will continue her work as shadow education secretary following a reshuffle of the opposition frontbench, while former teacher Mike Kane will be responsible for the party’s schools policies. Rayner has revealed that she will continue to lead Labour’s education team, backed up by Kane, who is the new shadow schools minister. They will work with existing

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