Rachel Reeves (@RachelReevesMP )

Rachel Reeves

Bio Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Labour MP for Leeds West. Author: Women of Westminster (2019) T: 0113 255 2311 E: rachel.reeves.mp@parliament.uk
Location Leeds
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Twitter Web App : The behaviour of BA management towards its hard-working and loyal workforce has been unacceptable.

Labour is calling for a CMA investigation into the grandfather rights to landing slots, enjoyed by certain airlines.

I’m once again calling for govt action to support BA staff:

iPhone : I take that as a ‘no’…

#PMQs

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Twitter Web App : “Has the PM read the report?” Keir Starmer asks on preparing for a second peak.
“I’m aware of it” says the PM.
Not good enough.
The govt were too slow to lockdown, too slow to get PPE to front line & too slow to get a test and trace strategy.
Learn lessons and save lives.
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TweetDeck : Great to speak with members of Labour Coast & Country recently. I’ve blogged for them with some thoughts about how Labour can begin to broaden its coalition and rebuild support outside of cities. labourcoastandcountry.org/2020/07/14/reb…

Twitter Web App : On face masks.... After a week of mixed messages it’s welcome to see some clarity at last. As I said on Marr, face coverings can help protect us all and give confidence to people that it’s safe to go to the shops again, helping business and protecting jobs. twitter.com/TmorrowsPapers…

Twitter Web App : Network Rails removal of #vegetation from the #wildlifecorridor running through #Armley #Bramley #Wortley #Farnley starts tonight. If you have any concerns about this work contact their 24 hour helpline networkrail.co.uk/communities/co…

See our blog: armleytrees.wordpress.com

#birdnesting

Twitter Web App : [The government] is wrapping those businesses in red tape and sending them to a supersized lorry park in Dover.

Labours Rachel Reeves says claims that the government is building a customs area for lorries arriving from the EU is not consistent with their manifesto promises.

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Twitter Web App : The Government promised an ‘oven-ready’ Brexit deal, but many of us are worried that the oven was never turned on.

UK businesses and jobs must not pay the price for the Government chaos and complacency revealed by Liz Truss’ leaked letter.

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iPhone : Today, Michael Gove must come to Parliament to give an urgent explanation about the chaos Liz Truss says we face after the transition period is over at the end of this year if govt don’t deliver on their so called ‘oven ready’ deal.

businessinsider.com/liz-truss-leak…

iPhone : Compulsory face masks in England would be a sensible way forward says Shadow Cabinet Office Minister Rachel Reeves

#Marr #Covid_19 bbc.in/3encUCg

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Twitter for iPad : Weve gone from a government saying it will do whatever it takes, to Rishi Sunak saying on Wednesday hell do whatever he can. And in between that rhetoric will fall many businesses, many jobs and some key sectors #Ridge

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Twitter Web App : We have seen division and disarray between Cabinet ministers this week on Brexit preparations, with Liz Truss raising concerns.

Ministers owe it to UK businesses and jobs to get this right.

We need the ‘oven ready deal’ that was promised, not just a lorry park in Kent. #Marr

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Twitter Web App : "This extraordinary leaked letter deserves answers, not just given to the House of Commons, but to the industries and people who stand to be affected if the government gets this badly wrong" — Rachel Reeves

You can read Truss' Brexit letter in full here businessinsider.com/liz-truss-leak…

Twitter Web App : Last week I wrote to Priti Patel calling for HSE inspections & asking why Gangmaster’s Authority said they had ‘not at this stage identified any offences.’

After Tory cuts to HSE & ignoring Select Ctte reports I hope real action is now taken. Exploited workers deserve better. twitter.com/MsHelicat/stat…

Twitter Web App : Exc: You can now read the Truss Brexit letter in full

Labour tonight demands that the government explains the letter to Parliament

It is "simply far too important to be left to the written correspondence between Cabinet ministers," says Rachel Reeves businessinsider.com/liz-truss-leak…