Rachel Reeves MP

Member of Parliament for Leeds West

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The death of Jo Cox seven months ago left an unfillable hole in the hearts and lives of her family, friends and colleagues.

But we promised to keep the legacy of her inspirational work alive and now we are launching a new campaign to take on one the causes closest to Jo’s heart – the silent epidemic of loneliness.

We can all play a part in ending this epidemic of loneliness

The death of Jo Cox seven months ago left an unfillable hole in the hearts and lives of her family, friends and colleagues. But we promised to keep the legacy... Read more

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AFTER the death of my friend and colleague Jo Cox, it fell upon the rest of us to carry on her inspirational work.

One of the causes that Jo felt most passionate about was her campaign to tackle the crushing loneliness felt by so many people.

We can all follow Jo’s example to tackle loneliness

  AFTER the death of my friend and colleague Jo Cox, it fell upon the rest of us to carry on her inspirational work. One of the causes that Jo... Read more

Rachel Reeves MP, Labour Member of Parliament for Leeds West and member of the Treasury Select Committee, responding today’s publication of the Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) final report of the retail banking market investigation, said:

 

“This report is a missed opportunity. It doesn’t go nearly far enough to tackle excessive overdraft charges.

 

“The CMA could have recommended tough action to help those who are getting a raw deal from the banks, for example by calling on the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to set a monthly maximum charge (MMC) which applies both to authorised and unauthorised overdrafts rather than leaving it up to the banks to decide what any charge should be,  but it failed to rise to the challenge.

 

“To make sure millions of people get a better deal the FCA must now step in and take the necessary steps to protect the most financially vulnerable from rip-off overdraft charges, as it did with payday lenders.”

 

News from Rachel Reeves MP: CMA report is a missed opportunity

Rachel Reeves MP, Labour Member of Parliament for Leeds West and member of the Treasury Select Committee, responding today’s publication of the Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) final report of the...

Rachel Reeves MP, Labour Member of Parliament for Leeds West and member of the Treasury Select Committee, speaking ahead of tomorrow’s (Tuesday August 9) publication of the Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) final report of the retail banking market investigation, said:

 

News from Rachel Reeves MP: CMA report must address the issue of sky-high borrowing charges

Rachel Reeves MP, Labour Member of Parliament for Leeds West and member of the Treasury Select Committee, speaking ahead of tomorrow’s (Tuesday August 9) publication of the Competitions and Markets... Read more

Politics Home, 28 May 2016

 

 

Referendum campaign must be 'honest and well informed'

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Labour List, 27 May 2016

 

Queen’s Speech showed the typical Tory failure on pensions and infrastructure

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The Times, 16 May 2016

 

Vote Leave are guilty of deception: the single market is vital for Britain

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The Times, 12 May 2016

Cameron must work with Europe to really tackle tax avoidance

with Anneliese Dodds MEP   The Times, 12 May 2016 Read more

New Statesman, 18 April 2016

The Chancellor has not delivered the high-wage economy he promised

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Progress, 15 April 2016

Taxing questions for the Chancellor

Progress, 15 April 2016 Read more

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