Angela Eagle has been the MP for Wallasey since 1992.
Eagle was born in Yorkshire and studied PPE at Oxford University, before working for the CBI and then a trade union. Eagle served as the Minister of State for Pensions and Ageing Society from June 2009 until May 2010. She was elected to the Shadow Cabinet in October 2010 and was appointed by Ed Miliband to be Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury. In October 2011, she was appointed Shadow Leader of the House of Commons. She was appointed as both Shadow First Secretary of State and Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills in September 2015 in Jeremy Corbyn's first Shadow Cabinet.