Angela Rayner

Shadow Secretary of State for Education

Labour MP for Ashton-under-Lyne


Angela Rayner’s voting in Parliament

Angela Rayner is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Angela Rayner sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Angela Rayner voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Angela Rayner has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Debate on the Address: Public Services 16 Oct 2019

    Let me welcome the Home Secretary and the whole House back after the conference season. I echo her words regarding supporting our police. They do an absolutely fantastic job across the United Kingdom. I also want to echo her words regarding our fallen friend PC Palmer. I recognise the commitment across the House of everybody who has worked, and continues to work, on the Domestic Abuse Bill....
  • Debate on the Address: Public Services 16 Oct 2019

    The reason for the tone of my speech and for my upset is the Prime Minister describing my constituents as “letterboxes”, and then my constituents suffer racism on our streets. That is why I get passionate about what is happening on our streets and why I will not defend the cuts to our police services, when police officers in my constituency have faced attacks and cuts, and the Prime...
  • Debate on the Address: Public Services 16 Oct 2019

    The Conservative party is very good at trying to do spin, but everybody knows that a Labour Government will invest in our public services and our police. They also know that you cannot trust a Tory with public services. Take the victims of the Windrush scandal: people who have spent their lives as citizens, working and paying their taxes, only for the Home Secretary’s Government to ruin...

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Labour MP for Ashton-under-Lyne

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

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Topics of interest

Angela Rayner campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Education
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department of Health
  • HM Treasury
  • Treasury
  • Schools: Finance
  • Students: Loans
  • Children: Day Care
  • Academies
  • Education: Finance

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education (since 27 Jun 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities) (27 Jun 2016 to 6 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (7 Jan 2016 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (18 Sep 2015 to 7 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

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: Hotel accommodation during the Labour Party Conference 2018 for three nights, at £328 per night, total value £984

Date received: 23-25 September 2018

Date accepted: 23 September 2018

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 15 October 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: British Council
Address of donor: 10 Spring Gardens, London SW1A 2BN

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, hotel accommodation, meals and visa, with a total cost of £3 571.58

Destination of visit: Nairobi, Kenya

Dates of visit: 6-10 August 2019

Purpose of visit: To encourage people from socially disadvantaged groups to become policy leaders and to participate in the British Council’s Future Leaders Connect programme.

(Registered 06 September 2019)

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