Labour's New Shadow Cabinet

RoseAnnouncing the new Shadow Cabinet Rt Hon Ed Miliband, Leader of the Labour Party, said:

 “I am delighted with my new Shadow Cabinet, drawn from a broad range of talents across our party. 

 “My team is united in one central mission for the future – to win back the trust of the British people and take Labour back to power.

 “Together, this new generation of Labour will work together to reject the pessimism of this coalition government as we set out our vision of what Britain can achieve. Our values are those of the British people, and this Shadow Cabinet will ensure that the hopes and concerns of working families are at the heart of our offer to the country.”


The Shadow Cabinet in full:

Position

Minister

Leader of the Opposition

Rt. Hon. Ed Miliband MP

Deputy Leader and Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

Rt Hon Harriet Harman MP

Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

Rt Hon Ed Balls MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

Rt Hon Douglas Alexander MP

Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department and Minister for Women and Equalities

Rt Hon Yvette Cooper MP

Chief Whip

Rt Hon Rosie Winterton MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Education and Election Coordinator

Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP

Shadow Lord Chancellor, Secretary of State for Justice (with responsibility for political and constitutional reform)

Rt Hon Sadiq Khan MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

Rt Hon John Denham MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Rt Hon John Healey MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Rt Hon Caroline Flint MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

Rt Hon Jim Murphy MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

Meg Hillier MP

Shadow Leader of the House of Commons

Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

Maria Eagle MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mary Creagh MP

Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Angela Eagle MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Rt Hon Shaun Woodward MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland

Ann McKechin MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

Rt Hon Peter Hain MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

Ivan Lewis MP

Shadow Leader of the House of Lords

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office and Olympics

Rt Hon Tessa Jowell MP

Lords Chief Whip

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Shadow Attorney-General

Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC

Also attending Shadow Cabinet meetings


Shadow Minister of State - Cabinet Office

 Jon Trickett MP