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Shadow Cabinet

Keir Starmer appoints Labour frontbench Shadow Cabinet

Keir Starmer
Leader: Keir Starmer

PPS: Carolyn Harris

Deputy Leader, National Campaign Co-ordinator, Party Chair and Shadow First Secretary of State: Angela Rayner

Shadow Chancellor: Anneliese Dodds
Shadow Chief Secretary: Bridget Phillipson
• Dan Carden (Financial Secretary)
• Pat McFadden (Economic Secretary)
• Wes Streeting (Exchequer Secretary)

Shadow Cabinet


Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Shadow Foreign Secretary: Lisa Nandy
• Wayne David (Middle East and North Africa)
• Stephen Doughty (Africa – joint with DFID)
• Stephen Kinnock (Asia and Pacific)
• Catherine West (Europe & Americas)
• Fabian Hamilton (Peace and Disarmament)

Home Office
Shadow Home Secretary: Nick Thomas-Symonds
• Bambos Charalambous (Crime reduction and courts)
• Sarah Jones (Policing and the Fire Service)
• Holly Lynch (Immigration)
• Conor McGinn (Security)
• Jess Phillips (Domestic Violence and Safeguarding)

Cabinet Office
Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster: Rachel Reeves
Young People and Voter Engagement: Cat Smith
• Paul Blomfield (Brexit and EU negotiations, joint with Int Trade)
• Helen Hayes (Cabinet Office)

Ministry of Justice
Shadow Justice Secretary: David Lammy
• Lyn Brown (Prisons and Probation)
• Alex Cunningham (Courts and sentencing)
• Peter Kyle (Victims and Youth Justice)
• Karl Turner (Legal Aid)

Ministry of Defence
Shadow Secretary of State for Defence: John Healey
• Sharon Hodgson (Veterans)
• Stephen Morgan (Armed Forces)
• Khalid Mahmood (Procurement)

Health and Social Care
Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care: Jonathan Ashworth
Mental Health: Rosena Allin-Khan
• Liz Kendall (Social Care)
• Justin Madders (Public Health and prevention)
• Alex Norris (Public Health and patient safety)

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Shadow Secretary of State for BEIS: Ed Miliband
• Chi Onwurah (Science, Research & Digital – joint with DCMS)
• Matthew Pennycook (Climate change)
• Lucy Powell (Business and Consumers)
• Alan Whitehead (Green New Deal and Energy)

Work and Pensions
Shadow Secretary of State for Work & Pensions: Jonathan Reynolds
• Jack Dromey (Pensions)
• Vicky Foxcroft (Disability)
• Kate Green (Child Poverty Strategy)
• Seema Malhotra (Employment)

International Trade
Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade: Emily Thornberry
• Paul Blomfield (Joint with CDL)
• Bill Esterson
• Gareth Thomas

Shadow Education Secretary: Rebecca Long Bailey
• Margaret Greenwood (Schools)
• Emma Hardy (FE & Universities)
• Toby Perkins (Apprenticeships & life-long learning)
• Tulip Siddiq (Children & Early Years)

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
Shadow Secretary of State for DCMS: Jo Stevens
• Tracy Brabin (Cultural Industries)
• Rachel Maskell (Voluntary Sector & Charities)
• Chris Matheson (Media)
• Alison McGovern (Sport)
• Chi Onwurah (Digital, joint with BEIS)
• Alex Sobel (Tourism & Heritage)

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
Shadow DEFRA Secretary: Luke Pollard
• Steph Peacock (Flooding)
• Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Natural Environment & Air Quality)
• Daniel Zeichner (Food, Farming and Fisheries)

Communities and Local Government (CLG)
Shadow CLG Secretary: Steve Reed
Shadow Housing Secretary: Thangam Debbonaire
• Mike Amesbury (Housing and Planning)
• Janet Daby (Faiths)
• Kate Hollern (Local Government)
• Naz Shah (Community Cohesion)

Shadow Transport Secretary: Jim McMahon
• Tan Dhesi (Railways)
• Mike Kane (Regional Transport)
• Kerry McCarthy (Green transport and aviation)
• Matt Rodda (Buses)

International Development (DfID)
Shadow DfID Secretary: Preet Gill
• Stephen Doughty (Joint with FCO)
• Anna McMorrin
• Yasmin Qureshi

Northern Ireland
Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary (interim): Louise Haigh
Ministers: Karin Smyth

Shadow Wales Secretary: Nia Griffith
Ministers: Gerald Jones

Shadow Scotland Secretary: Ian Murray
Ministers: Chris Elmore (joint with whips office)

Women & Equalities
Shadow Women and Equalities Secretary: Marsha de Cordova
Ministers: Gill Furness

Employment Rights and Protections
Shadow Employment Rights and Protections Secretary: Andy McDonald
Ministers: Imran Hussain

Leader of the House of Commons
Shadow Leader of the House of Commons: Valerie Vaz
Deputy Leader of the House of Commons: Afzal Khan

House of Lords:
Shadow Leader of the House of Lords: Baroness Smith
Lords’ Opposition Chief Whip: Lord McAvoy

Attorney General: Lord Falconer
Solicitor General: Ellie Reeves

Whips Office
Chief Whip: Nick Brown
Deputy Chief Whip: Alan Campbell
Pairing Whip: Mark Tami
Senior Whip: Jessica Morden