She did not have a privileged upbringing and never went to public school or university. “From the beginning of my working life I’ve always stood up for working people, first as a Trade Union rep representing care workers and then as a regional union official.” In 2015, Angela Rayner became the first woman MP in the 180-year history of her Ashton-under-Lyne constituency. Angela Rayner Biography and Profile.
Jeremy Corbyn was born on 26 May 1949. His election as Labour leader in September 2015, at the age of 66, was one of the biggest upsets in British political history. On his frugal lifestyle: “I don’t spend a lot of money, I lead a very normal life, I ride a bicycle and I don’t have a car.” Read Jeremy Bernard Corbyn Biography and Profile.