Rebecca Long-Bailey

Rebecca Long-Bailey came off badly in her Newsnight clash with Emily Thornberry

13 February 2020 15:23

Labour’s leadership candidates were grilled by Newsnight’s Katie Razzall last night. Avuncular Sir Keir Starmer, with his greying thatch and bulky frame, looked…

Rebecca Long-Bailey’s after-hours work ban is a mistake

7 February 2020 14:43

Labour leadership hopeful Rebecca Long-Bailey has announced plans to crack down on after-hours working. If elected leader come April, she…

In defence of Rebecca Long-Bailey

21 January 2020 15:42

Rebecca Long-Bailey has been criticised over comments she made on abortion that set her apart from many of her Labour…

Rebecca Long-Bailey shouldn’t be hounded for her views on abortion

17 January 2020 12:44

Well, the witchfinders have come for Rebecca Long-Bailey. Website Red Roar has unearthed Long-Bailey’s responses to the question of abortion on…

Rebecca Long-Bailey narrowly ahead in new Labour leadership poll

15 January 2020 20:00

Do we already know the top two candidates in the Labour leadership contest? Tonight a poll by Survation for LabourList…

Inside the Labour leadership campaigns: who is running the show?

15 January 2020 10:10

Now that the second phase of the Labour leadership contest is underway, the five candidates are finalising their campaign teams.…

Rebecca Long Bailey goes continuity Corbyn in leadership pitch

6 January 2020 23:50

After weeks of speculation, Rebecca Long Bailey has finally announced that she is entering the race to be the next…

Will John McDonnell lock Tories up if Labour wins the next election?

7 August 2019 10:31

Smiley, fluent and softly spoken, John McDonnell sometimes comes across as a bit cuddly. Yesterday Labour’s shadow chancellor was interviewed…

Rebecca Long-Bailey has exposed Labour’s climate-change muddle

5 June 2019 16:48

A festival of inertia at PMQs today. A party without a leader, a Government without a purpose and a Parliament…

Sunday shows round-up: Philip Hammond says public sector workers paid ‘10 per cent premium’

16 July 2017 16:31

Philip Hammond – Public sector workers paid ’10 per cent premium’ Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has landed himself…

Shadow business minister admits to using ‘morally wrong’ Uber

11 July 2017 12:01

Oh dear. This morning, Rebecca Long-Bailey risked alienating the three million people who use the Uber taxi app, when she…

Rebecca Long-Bailey: Using Uber isn’t morally acceptable

11 July 2017 8:12

Thinking of hopping into an Uber today? Think again. At least that’s the message from Labour frontbencher Rebecca Long-Bailey. The…

Revealed: Rebecca Long-Bailey pushed out in Gorton

7 March 2017 11:55

Although the Corbynites are at pains to promote Rebecca Long-Bailey as Jeremy Corbyn’s socialist successor, not everyone seems so convinced.…

Jeremy Corbyn’s new shadow cabinet favourite

9 February 2017 18:31

On Wednesday, 52 Labour MPs chose to defy Jeremy Corbyn’s three-line whip and vote against Brexit in the Article 50 vote. With…

Watch: Shadow Treasury minister fails to get to grips with her brief

23 November 2016 16:20

As Labour struggle to be relevant, Rebecca Long-Bailey — the shadow chief secretary to the Treasury — managed to secure…