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24 September 2010

Shadow cabinet elections: runners and riders

Your guide to all the confirmed candidates for the shadow cabinet elections.

By George Eaton

With the shadow cabinet elections due to start as soon as the new Labour leader takes over, I thought it would be worth putting together a list of all declared candidates.

Below are the 43 confirmed candidates, with links to their “Vote for me” letters where appropriate.

Douglas Alexander

Hilary Benn

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Ben Bradshaw

Roberta Blackman-Woods

Kevin Brennan

Liam Byrne

Chris Bryant

Vernon Coaker

Yvette Cooper

Mary Creagh

Wayne David

Angela Eagle

Maria Eagle

Caroline Flint

Mike Gapes

Barry Gardiner

Helen Goodman

Peter Hain

David Hanson

Tom Harris

John Healey

Meg Hillier

Huw Irranca-Davies

Alan Johnson

Tessa Jowell

Eric Joyce

Barbara Keeley

Sadiq Khan

David Lammy

Chris Leslie

Ivan Lewis

Ian Lucas

Pat McFadden

Fiona Mactaggart

Ann McKechin

Alun Michael

Gareth Thomas

Emily Thornberry

Stephen Timms

Stephen Twigg

Rosie Winterton

Shaun Woodward

Iain Wright

Also likely to run

Ed Balls (If defeated in leadership election)

Andy Burnham (If defeated)

John Denham

Jack Dromey

David Miliband (if defeated)

Ed Miliband (if defeated)

Jim Murphy

Gerry Sutcliffe