Labour’s New Shadow Cabinet Announced

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New Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has today named his shadow cabinet.  They are:

Shadow chancellor – John McDonnell

Shadow home secretary – Andy Burnham

Shadow foreign secretary – Hilary Benn

Deputy leader – Tom Watson

Shadow business secretary – Angela Eagle

Shadow health secretary – Heidi Alexander

Shadow justice secretary – Lord Falconer

Shadow Commons leader – Chris Bryant

Shadow international development – Diane Abbott

Shadow chief secretary to the Treasury – Seema Malhotra

Shadow education secretary – Lucy Powell

Shadow Northern Ireland secretary – Vernon Coaker

Shadow secretary of state for Scotland – Ian Murray

Chief whip – Rosie Winterton

Shadow defence secretary – Maria Eagle

Shadow work and pensions secretary – Owen

SmithShadow energy secretary – Lisa Nandy

Shadow environment secretary – Kerry McCarthy

Shadow communities secretary – Jon Trickett

Shadow culture secretary – Michael Dugher

Shadow secretary of state for transport – Lilian Greenwood

Shadow secretary of state for Wales – Nia Griffith

Shadow minister for young people and voter registration – Gloria De Piero

Shadow minister for mental health – Luciana Berger

Shadow leader of the House of Lords – Baroness Smith of Basildon

Lords chief whip – Lord Bassam of Brighton

Shadow attorney general- Catherine McKinnell

Shadow minister without portfolio – Jonathan Ashworth

Shadow minister for housing and planning – John Healey


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