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Bell Ribeiro-Addy is a British Labour Party politician who has served as the Member of Parliament for Streatham since the 2019 general election. Solidly on the left of the Party, she considers herself a “life-long socialist” and a feminist and was briefly Shadow Minister of State for Immigration in 2020.
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Bellavia Janet Ribeiro-Addy was born on March 1, 1985 (age 37 years) in Streatham, London, United Kingdom. Ribeiro-Addy grew up in a working-class family on a council estate on Brixton Hill. She is Christian and of Ghanaian descent. Ribeiro-Addy was able to attend the independent Streatham and Clapham High School on a scholarship. She went on to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science with Ethics & Philosophy of Science from the University of Bradford in 2006.
Ribeiro-Addy completed a Master of Arts in Medical Law & Ethics at Queen Mary University of London, awarded in 2007, and a Graduate Diploma in Law at BPP Law School, awarded in 2015. She was the National Black Students’ Officer for the National Union of Students (NUS) from 2008 to 2010, the national coordinator of the Student Assembly Against Racism, and the national convenor of the NUS’ Anti-Racism/Anti-Fascism campaign. In 2010, she and LGBT+ officer Daf Adley pushed the Durham Union Society to cancel a debate on multiculturalism, concerned for students’ safety if BNP MEP Andrew Brons were to speak on campus.
Bell Ribeiro-Addy was chief of staff to former Labour frontbencher Diane Abbott before becoming an MP. She has sat as a school governor at Saint Gabriel’s College, Camberwell since 2018. Ribeiro-Addy was elected as the Labour MP for Streatham in the 2019 general election with a majority of 17,690, reduced by over 8,000. Ribeiro-Addy in her maiden speech called for some form of reparations to former colonial subjects.
Ribeiro-Addy called for the decriminalization of homosexuality in Ghana in one of her first news interviews as an MP, stating that “it is my duty to make sure all people are free, and not discriminated against.” In January 2020, Ribeiro-Addy was appointed as Shadow Minister for Immigration, just weeks after her election as a member of parliament. She was not retained in the role following the election of Sir Keir Starmer as Labour Leader.
She became the Co-chairperson of Labour’s left-wing Socialist Campaign Group. She has challenged the role of the media in devaluing black female MPs, particularly regarding BBC Parliament errors. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Ribeiro-Addy called on the government to release people held in immigration detention centres.
Bell Ribeiro-Addy is a supporter of adopting a Zero-COVID strategy to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and wrote an article in June 2021 in support of delaying the lifting of lockdown, criticized a ‘vaccine only’ approach and called for the continuation of restrictions until case numbers reach zero. In December 2021, she voted against the introduction of vaccine passports and mandatory vaccination of NHS staff.
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On 24 February 2022, following the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, Bell Ribeiro-Addy was one of 11 Labour MPs threatened with losing the party whip after they signed a statement by the Stop the War Coalition which questioned the legitimacy of NATO and accused the military alliance of “eastward expansion”. All 11 MPs subsequently removed their signatures.
Bell Ribeiro-Addy husband
Bell Ribeiro-Addy’s husband or children haven’t been disclosed to the general public. Ribeiro-Addy stands at an appealing height of 1.65m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.
Bell Ribeiro-Addy net worth
How much is Bell Ribeiro-Addy worth? Bell Ribeiro-Addy’s net worth is estimated at around $1 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as a politician. Bell Ribeiro-Addy’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $380,000 dollars annually. Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. She is one of the richest and most influential female politicians in the United Kingdom.