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Rebecca Long-Bailey

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Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Assumed office
9 February 2017
Leader Jeremy Corbyn
Preceded by Clive Lewis
Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury
In office
27 June 2016 – 9 February 2017
Leader Jeremy Corbyn
Preceded by Seema Malhotra
Succeeded by Peter Dowd
Shadow Minister for the Treasury
In office
18 September 2015 – 27 June 2016
Leader Jeremy Corbyn
Preceded by Shabana Mahmood
Member of Parliament
for Salford and Eccles
Assumed office
8 May 2015
Preceded by Hazel Blears
Majority 16,327 (32.3%)
Personal details
Born 22 September 1979 (1979-09-22) (age 40)
Stretford, Greater Manchester, England
Political party Labour
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Alma mater Manchester Metropolitan University

Rebecca Roseanne Long-Bailey (born 22 September 1979) is a British Labour Party politician. She has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Salford and Eccles since the 2015 general election.

She has been Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in Jeremy Corbyn's Shadow Cabinet since February 2017.

In January 2020, Long-Bailey announced her candidacy for Leader of the Labour Party in the 2020 leadership election.


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