Official Opposition frontbench

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The frontbench of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition in the Parliament of the United Kingdom consists of the Shadow Cabinet and other official shadow ministers of the political party currently serving as the Official Opposition. Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition is currently the Labour Party, and the Leader of the Opposition is Jeremy Corbyn.

Key[edit]

Member of the House of Commons
Member of the House of Lords
Privy Counsellor
Shadow Cabinet full members in bold
Shadow Cabinet attendees in bold italics

Leader of the Opposition and Shadow Cabinet Office[edit]

Office of the Leader of the Opposition
Leader of Her Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition
Leader of the Labour Party
Jeremy Corbyn
Deputy Leader of Her Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition
Deputy Leader of the Labour Party
Tom Watson
(also Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office)
Cabinet Office
Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office Tom Watson (also Deputy Leader)
Shadow Minister for Young People and Voter Registration Gloria De Piero
Shadow Minister without Portfolio Jon Ashworth
Shadow Minister for Trade Unions and Civil Society Ian Lavery
Shadow Minister for Digital Louise Haigh
Shadow Ministers Wayne David (joint with Scotland, Justice)
Anna Turley
Shadow Minister Dianne Hayter, Baroness Hayter

Foreign relations[edit]

Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Hilary Benn
Shadow Minister for Europe Pat Glass
Shadow Ministers Diana Johnson
Catherine West
Fabian Hamilton
Shadow Ministers Ray Collins, Baron Collins of Highbury
Eluned Morgan, Baroness Morgan of Ely
Defence
Shadow Secretary of State for Defence Emily Thornberry
Shadow Minister for Armed Forces Kate Hollern
Shadow Ministers Toby Perkins
Rachael Maskell
Shadow Minister Don Touhig, Baron Touhig
International Development
Shadow Secretary of State for International Development Diane Abbott
Shadow Ministers Mike Kane
Imran Hussain
Shadow Minister Ray Collins, Baron Collins of Highbury

Law and Order[edit]

Home Office
Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department Andy Burnham
Shadow Minister for Preventing Abuse Sarah Champion
Shadow Minister for Policing Jack Dromey
Shadow Ministers Lyn Brown
Sir Keir Starmer
Shadow Ministers Richard Rosser, Baron Rosser
Roy Kennedy, Baron Kennedy of Southwark
Justice
Shadow Lord Chancellor
Shadow Secretary of State for Justice
Charles Falconer, Baron Falconer of Thoroton QC
Shadow Ministers Andy Slaughter
Jo Stevens
Wayne David (joint with Scotland, Cabinet Office)
Shadow Ministers Willy Bach, Baron Bach
Jeremy Beecham, Baron Beecham
(joint with Local Government, Housing)
Attorney General's Office
Shadow Attorney General for England and Wales
Shadow Advocate General for Northern Ireland
Karl Turner
Shadow Solicitor General Jo Stevens
Shadow Advocate General for Scotland Neil Davidson, Baron Davidson of Glen Clova QC
(also with Treasury)

Economy[edit]

Treasury
Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer John McDonnell
Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury Seema Malhotra
Shadow Financial Secretary to the Treasury Rob Marris
Shadow Economic Secretary to the Treasury Richard Burgon
Shadow Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury Rebecca Long-Bailey
Shadow Ministers Bryan Davies, Baron Davies of Oldham
Denis Tunnicliffe, Baron Tunnicliffe
Neil Davidson, Baron Davidson of Glen Clova
Business, Innovation and Skills
Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Angela Eagle
(also Shadow First Secretary of State)
Shadow Minister for Small Business Bill Esterson
Shadow Minister for Further Education & Skills (jointly with Education) Gordon Marsden
Shadow Ministers Kevin Brennan
Yvonne Fovargue
Chi Onwurah (joint with DCMS)
Shadow Ministers Wilf Stevenson, Baron Stevenson of Balmacara
Dianne Hayter, Baroness Hayter
Jonathan Mendelsohn, Baron Mendelsohn

Social services[edit]

Education
Shadow Secretary of State for Education Lucy Powell
Shadow Minister for Children Sharon Hodgson
Shadow Minister for Further Education & Skills (jointly with BIS) Gordon Marsden
Shadow Minister for Schools Nic Dakin
Shadow Minister Jenny Chapman
Shadow Minister Mike Watson, Baron Watson of Invergowrie
Health
Shadow Secretary of State for Health Heidi Alexander
Shadow Minister for Mental Health Luciana Berger
Shadow Minister for Older People, Social Care and Carers Barbara Keeley
Shadow Minister for Public Health Andrew Gwynne
Shadow Minister Justin Madders
Shadow Spokesperson Philip Hunt, Baron Hunt of Kings Heath
Work and Pensions
Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Owen Smith
Shadow Minister for Employment Angela Rayner
Shadow Minister for Disabled People Debbie Abrahams
Shadow Minister for Pensions Nick Thomas-Symonds
Shadow Ministers Maeve Sherlock, Baroness Sherlock
Bill McKenzie, Baron McKenzie of Luton

Environment[edit]

Energy and Climate Change
Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Lisa Nandy
Shadow Ministers Barry Gardiner
Alan Whitehead
Clive Lewis
Shadow Ministers Bryony Worthington, Baroness Worthington
John Suenson-Taylor, 3rd Baron Grantchester
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Kerry McCarthy
Shadow Ministers Alex Cunningham
Nick Smith
Shadow Ministers Maggie Jones, Baroness Jones of Whitchurch
John Suenson-Taylor, 3rd Baron Grantchester

Local and devolved government[edit]

Communities and Local Government
Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
Shadow Minister for the Constitutional Convention
Jon Trickett
Shadow Ministers Liz McInnes
Steve Reed
Emma Lewell-Buck
Shadow Ministers Roy Kennedy, Baron Kennedy of Southwark
Jeremy Beecham, Baron Beecham
(joint with Justice, Housing)
Housing and Planning
Shadow Minister for Housing and Planning John Healey
Shadow Ministers Roberta Blackman-Woods
Teresa Pearce
Shadow Ministers Roy Kennedy, Baron Kennedy of Southwark
Jeremy Beecham, Baron Beecham
(joint with Justice, Local Government)
Northern Ireland Office
Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Vernon Coaker
Shadow Minister Stephen Pound
Shadow Minister Tommy McAvoy, Baron McAvoy
Scotland Office
Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland Ian Murray
Shadow Minister Wayne David
(joint with Justice, Cabinet Office)
Shadow Minister Tommy McAvoy, Baron McAvoy
Wales Office
Shadow Secretary of State for Wales Nia Griffith
Shadow Minister Susan Elan Jones
Shadow Minister Eluned Morgan, Baroness Morgan of Ely

Others[edit]

Culture, Media and Sport
Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Maria Eagle
Shadow Minister for Sport & Tourism Clive Efford
Shadow Minister Chi Onwurah (joint with BIS)
Shadow Minister Wilf Stevenson, Baron Stevenson of Balmacara
(joint with BIS)
Women & Equalities Office
Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities Kate Green
Shadow Ministers Cat Smith
Kate Osamor
Shadow Minister Dianne Hayter, Baroness Hayter
Transport
Shadow Secretary of State for Transport Lilian Greenwood
Shadow Minister for Roads & Road Safety Richard Burden
Shadow Ministers Andy McDonald
Daniel Zeichner
Shadow Minister Richard Rosser, Baron Rosser

Parliament[edit]

House Leaders
Shadow Leader of the House of Commons Chris Bryant
Shadow Deputy Leader of the Commons Melanie Onn
Leader of the Opposition in the House of Lords Angela Smith, Baroness Smith of Basildon
Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the House of Lords Philip Hunt, Baron Hunt of Kings Heath
Whips
Opposition Chief Whip Rosie Winterton
Opposition Deputy Chief Whip Alan Campbell
Opposition Pairing Whip Mark Tami
Opposition Whips Jessica Morden
Judith Cummins
Vicky Foxcroft
Sue Hayman
Holly Lynch
Conor McGinn
Grahame Morris
Jeff Smith
Opposition Chief Whip in the Lords Steve Bassam, Baron Bassam of Brighton
Opposition Deputy Chief Whips in the Lords Denis Tunnicliffe, Baron Tunnicliffe
Tommy McAvoy, Baron McAvoy
Senior Opposition Whips in the Lords Maeve Sherlock, Baroness Sherlock
Margaret Wheeler, Baroness Wheeler
Opposition Whips in the Lords Don Touhig, Baron Touhig
Ray Collins, Baron Collins of Highbury
Wilf Stevenson, Baron Stevenson of Balmacara
Eluned Morgan, Baroness Morgan of Ely
Roy Kennedy, Baron Kennedy of Southwark

See also[edit]

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