Frontbench Team of Nick Clegg

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Liberal Democrat
Frontbench Teams since 1997
Paddy Ashdown (1997–1999)
Charles Kennedy (1999–2006)
Menzies Campbell (2006–2007)
Vince Cable (2007)
Nick Clegg (2007–2010)

The list that follows is the Shadow Cabinet led by Nick Clegg from 2007 to 2010, before the Liberal Democrats and Conservatives formed a coalition government following the 2010 general election, and Clegg became Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Liberal Democrat Frontbench Team[edit]

Liberal Democrat Shadow Cabinet[edit]

Name Portfolio
The Rt. Hon. Nick Clegg MP Leader of the Liberal Democrats
Dr Vince Cable MP Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Lib Dem Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
Edward Davey MP Lib Dem Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Chris Huhne MP Lib Dem Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department
David Howarth MP Lib Dem Shadow Secretary of State for Justice
David Heath MP Lib Dem Shadow Leader of the House of Commons
Simon Hughes MP Lib Dem Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
Nick Harvey MP Lib Dem Shadow Secretary of State for Defence
Norman Lamb MP Lib Dem Shadow Secretary of State for Health
Prof. Steve Webb MP Lib Dem Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
Tim Farron MP Lib Dem Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
David Laws MP Lib Dem Shadow Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families
Stephen Williams MP Lib Dem Shadow Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills
Sarah Teather MP Lib Dem Shadow Minister for Housing
Norman Baker MP Lib Dem Shadow Secretary of State for Transport
Don Foster MP Lib Dem Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport
Julia Goldsworthy MP Lib Dem Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
John Thurso MP Lib Dem Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
Danny Alexander MP Party Leader's Chief of Staff and Chairman of the Manifesto group
Jenny Willott MP Lib Dem Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
Michael Moore MP Lib Dem Shadow Secretary of State for International Development
Roger Williams MP Lib Dem Shadow Secretary of State for Wales
Alistair Carmichael MP Lib Dem Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
Jeremy Browne MP Lib Dem Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury
Lynne Featherstone MP Lib Dem Spokesperson for Youth and Equality
Paul Burstow MP Lib Dem Chief Whip
Mark Hunter MP Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Leader
Lorely Burt MP Chairman of the Parliamentary Party
Willie Rennie MP Chairman of Campaigns and Communications
The Rt. Hon. The Lord McNally PC Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords

Other Liberal Democrat Spokespeople[edit]

Name Portfolio
John Pugh MP and Colin Breed MP Treasury
Jo Swinson MP Foreign Affairs
Tom Brake MP Home Affairs
Martin Horwood MP and Roger Williams MP DEFRA Team
Greg Mulholland MP and Sandra Gidley MP Health
Sir Robert Smith Bt. House of Commons
John Leech MP and Mark Hunter MP Transport
Lorely Burt MP Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
Bob Russell MP and Willie Rennie MP Defence
Paul Rowen MP and John Barrett MP Work and Pensions
Alan Reid MP Northern Ireland and Scotland
Mark Williams MP Wales
Dan Rogerson MP Communities and Local Government
Richard Younger-Ross MP Culture, Media and Sport
Annette Brooke MP Children, Schools and Families
Dr Evan Harris MP Innovation, Universities and Skills
Adrian Sanders MP Deputy Whips
Tom Brake MP London and the Olympics

Liberal Democrats House of Lords Frontbench Team[edit]

Liberal Democrat peers are also organised into teams broadly corresponding to the areas of Government departments:

Name Portfolio
Rt. Hon. Lord McNally PC Leader in the House of Lords
Lord Dholakia OBE and
The Lord Wallace of Saltaire
Deputy Leaders in the House of Lords
Lord Shutt of Greetland Chief Whip in the House of Lords
Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer Home Affairs
Rt. Hon. Lord McNally PC Constitutional Affairs
Lord Maclennan of Rogart Cabinet Office and Scotland
Lord Wallace of Saltaire Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Lord Lee of Trafford Defence
Baroness Northover and
Lord Roberts
International Development
Lord Clement-Jones CBE and
Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury
Culture, Media and Sport
Baroness Walmsley Children, Schools and Families
Baroness Sharp of Guildford Innovation, Universities and Skills
Baroness Barker Health
Lord Burnett Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Lord Teverson Climate Change and Energy
Baroness Hamwee Communities and Local Government
Baron Smith of Clifton Northern Ireland
Lord Razzall Trade and Industry
Lord Bradshaw Transport
Lord Newby Treasury
Lord Livsey of Talgarth Wales
Lord Oakeshott Work and Pensions

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