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Labour Party MP for Salford & Eccles. Shadow Education Secretary. Wife, Mother & Proud Socialist. This is my only twitter account and all views are my own.

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Joined Twitter 10/5/11


To all our NHS heroes working so hard to keep us safe, thank you for everything you do. #ClapForCarershttps://t.co/Wr8Eio2OUOIntroducing the brilliant new Shadow Education team! @MGreenwoodWW (Schools) @EmmaHardyMP (FE & Universities)… https://t.co/Rlvm7s8ml7Some initial questions to @GavinWilliamson re: urgent coronavirus support. Should keep him busy for a few days 😉 https://t.co/ckceLr3kta
4/9
2020
Bernie Sanders took socialism out of the margins and into the American mainstream for the first time in generations… https://t.co/uyhbpxsSRq
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileySpain to become first European country to introduce Universal Basic Income https://t.co/F4Jps0M29b
4/8
2020
"In the mutual aid and activist groups established in the wake of the pandemic, we should see the beginnings of an… https://t.co/Xp86hR0MMD
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-Bailey“If we don’t recognise now the vital importance of an inclusive education system and the positive impact it can hav… https://t.co/aWuTkKwFkX
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyThis @NEUnion microsite will be a huge support to parents dealing with the coronavirus crisis. I’m sharing it with… https://t.co/XRSCw4yLTk
4/7
2020
2. Never has there been a more important time to fight for a properly funded, accountable, public education service… https://t.co/FL5cAZsYe41.Delighted to be appointed as Shadow Education Secretary by @Keir_Starmer & thanks to the brilliant @AngelaRaynerhttps://t.co/tTtdCK0F6U
4/6
2020
To those who supported our campaign, thank you for putting for your faith in me 🌹 https://t.co/lNhkZ06QoF
4/4
2020
BREAKING: Workers at Wetherspoons, McDonald's and other fast food chains are 💪coming together💪to demand #100Percenthttps://t.co/Bbb6FPc6Hz
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4/2
2020
Thursday morning is the last opportunity to vote in Labour's leadership election. If you're a late voter and still… https://t.co/3NhBvuGhpm
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyOne of the major problems Coronavirus has highlighted is how millions are just one pay-cheque from disaster. Supp… https://t.co/ksXgMvjbbE
4/1
2020
NEW: Labour leadership candidate Rebecca Long-Bailey has pledged her support for the NHS to be able to produce its… https://t.co/mbxeHPRBUK
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-Bailey @Oriabanana Hi could you email your details to Rebecca.longbailey.mp@parliament.uk thanksThe country can get through this pandemic and will be stronger in the future if we rebuild like this. https://t.co/O1mTMzi6BT"The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme must be urgently extended to carers taking time out of work to take on caring… https://t.co/QnFv8iqGA6
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3/31
2020
We have written to @RoyalMail and @BorisJohnson calling for emergency changes to the postal system in the UK. Read… https://t.co/yLvGPPyuuv
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyFantastic to see so many people working together to support each other at this difficult time. Well done… https://t.co/YvOTRfbNO2Labour's @RLong_Bailey says thousands will have slipped through the net and "face losing their jobs and months of h… https://t.co/PLP8Cu0lLT
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyPressure grows on government to shut building sites #ShutTheSites @unitetheunion #COVID19 @DaveBlacklisthttps://t.co/B99IeyswXB
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-Bailey3/This isn’t good enough. The Foreign Sec @DominicRaab must urgently take the action needed and organise flights to… https://t.co/LhGS6LIyo52/ Recently i’ve raised with the @foreignoffice the cases of countless Salford residents who are stranded abroad an… https://t.co/CpozPHvCl01/Thousands of people, told by the Foreign Secretary to return home immediately, are still stranded abroad, unable… https://t.co/xnKGLq6NgYTime for a guarantee that #StopBadCreditScores will happen during this time. People will be penalised if they go in… https://t.co/TDMnpHyFvy
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3/30
2020
My message as we head into this crucial week is clear: the government cannot designate people as ‘key workers’ with… https://t.co/Bpoub4Dz33
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyOur politics are not irrelevant in this crisis, they are more important than ever. Me for @LabourList https://t.co/DG8HHpF4jy
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyLabour leadership candidate @RLong_Bailey is adding her signature to the letter today She met with Business Secret… https://t.co/epCARbF1fv
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyListen to @RLong_Bailey - there are clear gaps in Govt advice, putting workers health at risk #coronavirusuk https://t.co/71tsgQxHc7
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyThis is absolutely bang on from @RLong_Bailey: when we rebuild our economy, it should give families the security an… https://t.co/I3rb8G3Iqr
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-Bailey“An increase in benefit levels, and further action on rent and utilities, will give the protection that is needed f… https://t.co/AJWcd6Udyq
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyThere are workers on construction sites, in warehouses and in call centres who have gone to work this week, putting… https://t.co/iXbbJbbFIPIf we learn anything from this crisis, when we rebuild our economy it has to provide us all with financial security… https://t.co/ZemyMQDByEOur politics are not irrelevant in this crisis, they are more important than ever. Me for @LabourList https://t.co/DG8HHpF4jyNEW: "In such a time of crisis, it would be easy to think that politics becomes irrelevant. But if anything, it’s b… https://t.co/RixZVEpDCO
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-Bailey"As many bosses are locked away in comfortable, homely surroundings, factory, ­warehouse, construction and public s… https://t.co/YIGYnACdZf
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3/29
2020
'Coronavirus crisis shows killer Tory cuts must be a thing of the past' https://t.co/EXhPo2o9HlPlease can we ask everyone to read and retweet this message from one of our members. Postal workers want to stay… https://t.co/zJXzd5rWHN
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyLabour’s Shadow Business Secretary (and leadership candidate) @RLong_Bailey will be on the show, after the Chancell… https://t.co/UFc9oij05V
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3/28
2020
We need credit scores to not be impacted by people getting help with bills. #StopBadCreditScores please
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyMedical couriers transporting #Covid19 samples for The Doctors Laboratory are being failed by the company. Support… https://t.co/jkrNNoKaOe
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyThis crisis is making us realise we’re all connected – the chief executive relies on the refuse worker, the corpora… https://t.co/Jf1IEK77iKThere’s only one way to save the British economy from coronavirus – by changing how it works forever | @RLong_Bailey https://t.co/pwAEDHdwvi
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3/27
2020
Lewis Hatton of @Swinton_Lions is swapping the front row of a rugby league field for the frontline of the battle ag… https://t.co/VERnkVcpyM
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyWe certainly do. Thank you x https://t.co/FTzXccKL4D- 80% of profits up to £2500/mth - calculated on avg profits over 3yrs avg but only qualify if under 50k - Only tho… https://t.co/bCbMPluLvIChancellors package for self employed a welcome start, but leaving many now facing an immediate cash crisis. Grants… https://t.co/YG3MfbBcoo👏 #ClapForOurCarers 🕐 At 8pm tonight, let’s come together to thank amazing nurses, doctors, GPs and carers. 🏥 Be… https://t.co/ubxLxGiQp8“Banks were responsible for the last financial crisis, they must not be allowed to hinder public efforts to shore u… https://t.co/RiKqw7kdEc
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3/26
2020
I further call on the Government to extend tomorrow's announcement to compensate workers so far left out of the Gov… https://t.co/kfOcBV98sm
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyThe self-employed are no less entitled to support than other workers. Whatever scheme the Chancellor announces tomo… https://t.co/pdIxWDOX9B
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-Bailey"Leaving people without the means to meet their basic needs isn’t just a human tragedy during a global pandemic – i… https://t.co/6yYIkN1zEa
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-Bailey"It will be solidarity that will see us through this crisis to protect our community. And upon which we should buil… https://t.co/YJIW3J0gnl
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-Bailey“I believe in a decent, socially just society,” says Jeremy Corbyn in his final #PMQs “My voice will not be stille… https://t.co/1gGsHx19C7
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyJust a reminder, if any Salford residents need help during the coronavirus pandemic, the helpline number is: 0800 9… https://t.co/yaNbl0fdgx‼️‼️ HOLD THE PRESS ‼️‼️ 95 MPs just signed a letter to Wetherspoons boss Tim Martin. SAY IT LOUD, SAY IT CLEAR… https://t.co/oTGBt4BocE
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyGov says if you can’t work from home, go to work. This is gambling with peoples lives! The Gov must urgently state… https://t.co/J2Uf2wVMa1
3/25
2020
Govt must go further & instruct what businesses are permitted to continue. No worker should be asked to work if not… https://t.co/5oIIPCYN2l
3/24
2020
We have over 4.9 million self-employed in the UK, contributing over £275bn to our economy. They need our support no… https://t.co/6iwADqxS1P
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyThe @SpiritofSalford Helpline goes live tomorrow at 8:30am - 0800 952 1000, and the Web-Form goes live this evening… https://t.co/lvOgZ81ChY⚡️As more people self-isolate, government needs to consider an Integrated Essentials Service, for food and other ba… https://t.co/ne08fZKhXM
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyWe urge the Chancellor @RishiSunak to set out plans to support the incomes of the self-employed and freelancers, an… https://t.co/AhrwYTNiy3
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyThe Labour leadership interviews: Rebecca Long-Bailey – podcast https://t.co/13FO6hG9cE
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyThis is really very important. We need a National Food Service that coordinates the supermarkets and their supply… https://t.co/ddmuvaWpJz
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyNEW: Labour leadership candidate Rebecca Long-Bailey has called on the government to set up a "National Food Servic… https://t.co/RWy8Qym1Ka
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyWe need a comprehensive & coordinated response from the Govt that I call the National Food Service. This would coor… https://t.co/9M2HbNmdRRI sent @thedalstonyears to profile Rebecca Long-Bailey in the days before the non-essential contact rule. RLB doesn… https://t.co/sQZbzVr1L5
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-Bailey1. Labour as the opposition will continue to try and support the Government’s response to the Covid 19 emergency as best we can. #covid19
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyNot only is Govt support for the self-employed virtually non-existent, gig workers now threaten legal action agains… https://t.co/3jowZN7JpfFormer governor of the Bank of England on Today programme has just backed call for inclusion of self employed in in… https://t.co/QwkdMxnGi7
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyLetter from 100 expert economic thinkers in The Times on the need for the job retention scheme to include the self-… https://t.co/pNOz33QKqB
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyLabour backs measures that will keep key workers and freight moving on our railway during this crisis. This is not… https://t.co/BqDdQuea6P
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3/23
2020
We need this in the UK too. The Chancellor’s emergency measures don’t go far enough to help the self-employed or th… https://t.co/B5zicFAOLpIt’s dawning on people that there are huge gaping holes in yesterday’s Chancellor’s statement. We must urge him to… https://t.co/4wbPIYD48u
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3/21
2020
I love this bit from a council worker: “when this is all done, we should be having parades for the volunteers and… https://t.co/nV7ah9p4OUSalford Labour councillors taking the Coronavirus crisis head on. Building an army of volunteers and partners acros… https://t.co/ezPVNvN91sMy response to the Chancellor's further economic announcements today. https://t.co/CfCk4fUSov
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyIn short, some of this was helpful but it needs to go much further and quickly!5. 1bn for renters to cover 30% of market rents. Not good enough! we needed a rent pause for those struggling. Land… https://t.co/taBtzdGICX4. Self employed- there was virtually nothing.Self assessments deferred to 2021, helpful but not the guaranteed sup… https://t.co/5XEPfzeRET3. Redundancies- increasing UC standard allowance by 1k (no scrap of the 5 wk wait) and working tax credits by 1k,… https://t.co/C6fUluUJqd2. Business interruption loan interest free extended to 12 months - better but still there will be many biz who won… https://t.co/vehAbjrC3kSome observations on chancellors statement to protect workers and businesses so far: 1. Job retention scheme movin… https://t.co/Z9wtgJ1JaWThe coronavirus pandemic is causing immense human & economic hardship. Today I’ve published our comprehensive set o… https://t.co/XwjmmnbyMC
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3/20
2020
The Government’s been too slow responding to coronavirus & its impact on our economy & people’s lives. Labour has a… https://t.co/CUt6qES26l
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyThere’s no excuse: any landlord who, as a result of suspended rent obligations, can‘t afford to pay mortgages on a… https://t.co/o30OdDNx5SA 3-month eviction delay is not good enough for those falling ill, self-isolating, having hours cut, caring for chi… https://t.co/xF3unDxQWdIt’s clear that now is not the time for half-measures. But that's exactly what we‘re seeing for renters - the govt’… https://t.co/nl4D6ziKquAfter moving to reassure businesses first, the government must now offer support for renters and workers during the… https://t.co/mLbPziwnKX
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyIf you can, please donate to the @spiritofsalford network set up to raise funds to support our community & voluntee… https://t.co/LL6NJFcNyyThis is inadequate. This approach could lumber tenants with a mountain of debt. At best this policy risks only defe… https://t.co/HDfRIJtF9F
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3/19
2020
Rebecca Long-Bailey calls for universal basic income during coronavirus pandemic https://t.co/uNuSzSUyM5
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyAfter moving to reassure businesses first, the government must now offer support for renters and workers during the… https://t.co/mLbPziwnKXI have written to the secretary of state for BEIS @AlokSharma_RDG to request urgent clarity on the government’s cor… https://t.co/LmGTdcqXT7The measures we will need to take to deal with coronavirus are like nothing most of us have seen in our lifetimes.… https://t.co/wAy8tqFS4e
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3/18
2020
NEW: Rebecca Long-Bailey is suspending phonebanking in the Labour leadership campaign. Instead, a spokesperson says… https://t.co/CAAfm6MycM
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-Bailey"People are being laid off today and losing their incomes. We are disappointed that this package does not address t… https://t.co/qQBpXSUgC4
Retweeted by Rebecca Long-BaileyPostal workers are coming together to act as a new emergency service through the coronavirus crisis. Solidarity wit… https://t.co/EPLI0k9fqZCoronavirus is one of the biggest crises we have faced. The threat to our health, the strain on the NHS, and the ef… https://t.co/7ExV8gsw5G
3/17
2020

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