Rachel Reeves Biography
Rachel Reeves is a British Labour Party politician working as Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. She as well been a Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office since 2020. She previously she worked as an economist at the Bank of England and the British Embassy.
Rachel Reeves Age
Reeves was born on 13 February 1979, in Lewisham, London, United Kingdom.
Rachel Reeves Politics
Reeves is a vastly recognized Labour Party politician. Currently, she serves as Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office since 2020. She is responsible for Labour’s response to Brexit and shadowing Michael Gove.
Likewise, Rachel has been a Member of Parliament for Leeds West since 2010. Prior, she worked as a Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury for Ed Miliband’s Shadow Cabinet. She further worked for Work and Pensions as a Shadow Secretary of State from 2013 to 2015.
It is known that Reeves also worked the Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy Committee as Chair. On the other hand, she stood as the Labour Party parliamentary candidate in the Conservative safe seat of Bromley and Chislehurst.
Most noteworthy, Rachel is a vice-chair of Labour Friends of Israel. Citing this, she contributed a chapter to a book about Israeli politics and society. In addition to this, she supports the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation.
Furthermore, Reeves was elected and became only the second woman to represent a Leeds constituency. Afterward, she completed and published a biography of Alice Bacon. She was named in 2011 by The Guardian newspaper as being one of several MPs.
Rachel Reeves Net Worth
Reeves has an estimated Net Worth of $100 Million.
Rachel Reeves Height and Weight
Reeves stands tall at an average height and moderate weight.
Rachel Reeves Family
Reeves was born to Graham Reeves and Sally Reeves. She was raised up along with her sister sibling, Ellie Reeves also a Member of Parliament for Lewisham West and Penge.
Rachel Reeves Sister
Reeves sister sibling, Ellie Reeves is known as a Member of Parliament for Lewisham West and Penge. Likewise, she is a supporter of Progress and Labour First.
Ellie is a Labour Party politician and part of Keir Starmer’s Opposition frontbench. She as well has been an MP continuously since 8 June 2017. Unfortunately, she resigned as frontbenchers for the Labour Party.
This was duo to Ellie’s need to vote in favor of remaining in the single market. Citing this, she joined the European Economic Area (EEA), defying party instructions to abstain. Prior, she was an employment law barrister and was vice-chair of the London Labour Party. She was also a member of Labour’s National Executive Committee.
Rachel Reeves Education
Reeves joined Cator Park School for Girls where she won a British Under-14 girls chess championship title. This was during a tournament organized by the now-defunct British Women’s Chess Association.
She earned scored A-Levels in Mathematics, Politics, Economics, and Further Mathematics. Afterward, she joined New College, Oxford (MA) where she pursued Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.
She later joined later enrolled at the London School of Economics where she graduated with an MSc in Economics. Further information regarding her educational background in detail is currently under review and will be updated as soon as it is available.
Rachel Reeves Husband
Reeves is married to Nicholas Joicey known Director General for Finance at Department for Work and Pensions. Prior, he worked as the Director-General for Strategy, International, and Finance at Defra.
Her husband was Gordon Brown’s former private secretary and speechwriter. He as well worked as a civil servant. As a result of their marriage, the couple shares two children together, a son and a daughter. The duo have homes in Bramley in Leeds and London.
Rachel Reeves Children
Reeves and her husband Nicholas has two children together, a son and a daughter. The couple welcomed their daughter on 20 September 2012. On the other hand, their son was born in 2015.