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Monday, 11 May 2015

Harriet Harman announces new the Shadow Cabinet

Harriet Harman has reshuffled the Shadow Cabinet following Labour's election defeat:

  • Leader of the Opposition: Harriet Harman 
  • Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer: Chris Leslie
  • Shadow Foreign Secretary; Hilary Benn 
  • Shadow Home Secretary: Yvette Cooper
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Justice: Lord Falconer of Thoroton
  • Opposition Chief Whip: Rosie Winterton
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Health: Andy Burnham
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Business: Chuka Umunna
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: Rachel Reeves
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education: Tristram Hunt
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence: Vernon Coaker
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Communities & Local Govt: Emma Reynolds
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change: Caroline Flint
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment: Maria Eagle
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons: Angela Eagle
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport: Chris Bryant
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport: Michael Dugher
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland: Ivan Lewis
  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Development: Mary Creagh
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland: Ian Murray
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales: Owen Smith
  • Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office: Lucy Powell
  • Shadow Minister without Portfolio and Deputy Party Chair: Jon Trickett
  • Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities: Gloria De Piero
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury: Shabana Mahmood
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Lords: Baroness Royall of Blaisdon
  • Lords Chief Whip: Lord Bassam of Brighton

Also attending Shadow Cabinet:
  • Shadow Minister for Care and Older People: Liz Kendall
  • Shadow Attorney General: Lord Bach