Angela Rayner MP

Angela Rayner is the Labour MP for Ashton-under-Lyne, and has been an MP continuously since 7 May 2015. She currently undertakes the role of Shadow Secretary of State for Education.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Angela Rayner, including posts and roles held.


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Opposition posts

Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities)
Government Equalities Office
27 June 2016 - 6 October 2016
Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)
Department for Work and Pensions
7 January 2016 - 27 June 2016
Opposition Whip (Commons)
Whips Office (Commons)
18 September 2015 - 7 January 2016

Committee memberships

Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
13 July 2015 - 26 October 2015