Rebecca Long-Bailey

Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Profile photo: © Parliament (CC-BY 3.0)
Salford and Eccles Labour

Rebecca Long-Bailey’s voting in Parliament

Rebecca Long-Bailey is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Rebecca Long-Bailey sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Rebecca Long-Bailey voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Rebecca Long-Bailey’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Rebecca Long-Bailey’s full vote analysis page for more.

Rebecca Long-Bailey has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Small Business: Rates 16 Oct 2018

    I warmly welcome the Under-Secretary of State, the hon. Member for Rochester and Strood (Kelly Tolhurst), to her new role. I am sure she will do fantastically. All the major business representatives, from the CBI to the chambers of commerce and the Federation of Small Businesses, have highlighted the need for business rates reform and temporary relief. The CBI says: “The…system...
  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Small Business: Rates 16 Oct 2018

    I suddenly have a sense of déjà vu. At the last autumn statement, business groups warned of the devastating effect of business rates. In return, we saw only minor tinkering. Since then we have had a raft of store closures, with more than 100,000 retail jobs lost in the past three years. Many businesses cite business rates as a root cause. The Secretary of State has reportedly said...
  • EU Exit Negotiations: Green GB Week and Clean Growth 15 Oct 2018

    I thank the Minister for advance sight of her statement today. I am pleased to be responding to the news that she has written to the Committee on Climate Change asking for advice on setting a date for achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions. However, despite any good intentions she may have had in writing that letter, she must understand that Government policy is demonstrably incompatible...

More of Rebecca Long-Bailey’s recent appearances

RSS feed (?)


Labour MP for Salford and Eccles

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

Social Media


Topics of interest

Rebecca Long-Bailey campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Welfare Tax Credits
  • Wholesale Trade: Alcoholic Drinks
  • Business: Pay
  • Blood: Contamination
  • Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Contracts

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (since 9 Feb 2017)
  • Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (since 27 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (27 Jun 2016 to 9 Feb 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. More about this

  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Rebecca Long-Bailey’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 77 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 75.72% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 89 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Rebecca Long-Bailey’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 111 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 15 Oct 2018.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Three nights’ hotel accommodation at Labour Party conference including breakfast, total value £1,035

Date received: 24 – 26 September 2017

Date accepted: 24 September 2017

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 23 October 2017)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

More about the register

Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that is cited as the source.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.