Jessica Morden

Labour MP for Newport East

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Shadow Cabinet announced

Labour’s new Shadow Cabinet has just been announced. Details as follows:

Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Labour Party - Jeremy Corbyn MP

Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, Party Chair and Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office - Tom Watson MP

Shadow First Secretary of State, Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills - Angela Eagle MP

Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer - John McDonnell MP

Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury - Seema Malhotra MP

Shadow Home Secretary - Andy Burnham MP

Shadow Foreign Secretary - Hilary Benn MP

Opposition Chief Whip - Rosie Winterton MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Health - Heidi Alexander MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Education - Lucy Powell MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions - Owen Smith MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Defence - Maria Eagle MP

Shadow Lord Chancellor, Shadow Secretary of State for Justice - Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Shadow Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government, Shadow Minister for the Constitutional Convention - Jon Trickett MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change - Lisa Nandy MP

Shadow Leader of the House of Commons - Chris Bryant MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Transport Lilian Greenwood MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Vernon Coaker MP

Shadow Secretary of State for International Development - Diane Abbott MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland - Ian Murray MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Wales - Nia Griffith MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Kerry McCarthy MP

Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities - Kate Green MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport - Michael Dugher MP

Shadow Minister for Young People and Voter Registration - Gloria De Piero MP

Shadow Minister for Mental Health - Luciana Berger MP

Shadow Leader of the House of Lords - Baroness Smith of Basildon

Lords Chief Whip - Lord Bassam of Brighton

Shadow Attorney General - Catherine McKinnell MP

Shadow Minister without Portfolio -Jonathan Ashworth MP

Shadow Minister for Housing and Planning -John Healey MP

Other Announcements:

Yvette Cooper will continue her work on bringing together councils, faith groups, and community groups to respond to the refugee crisis. She will chair Labour’s task force on refugees.

 

This is the first Shadow Cabinet of which the majority are women, with 16 women and 15 men members.

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