Barbara Keeley

Barbara Mary Keeley[1] (born 26 March 1952) is a British Labour Party politician who has been a Member of Parliament (MP) since 2005, first for Worsley and then for Worsley and Eccles South since 2010.[2] She was Deputy Leader of the House of Commons from 2009 to 2010 and served in Jeremy Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet as Shadow Cabinet Minister for Mental Health and Social Care from 2016 to 2020.

Barbara Keeley

Official portrait, 2020
Shadow Minister for Mental Health and Social Care
Attending Shadow Cabinet
In office
7 October 2016  6 April 2020
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byLuciana Berger (Mental Health)
Succeeded byRosena Allin-Khan (Mental Health)
Shadow Minister for Older People, Social Care and Carers
In office
14 September 2015  7 October 2016
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byLiz Kendall
Succeeded byPaula Sherriff (2018)
Deputy Leader of the House of Commons
In office
9 June 2009  11 May 2010
Prime MinisterGordon Brown
Preceded byChris Bryant
Succeeded byDavid Heath
Member of Parliament
for Worsley and Eccles South
Worsley (2005–2010)
Assumed office
5 May 2005
Preceded byTerry Lewis
Majority3,219 (7.2%)
Personal details
Born (1952-03-26) 26 March 1952 (age 69)
Political partyLabour
Spouse(s)Colin Huggett
Alma materUniversity of Salford
WebsiteOfficial website