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14 September 2015

Who’s in Jeremy Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet?

Who's in, and who's out of the Labour leader's first Shadow Cabinet?

By New Statesman

 

IN 

Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Labour Party

Jeremy Corbyn MP

Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, Party Chair and Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office

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Shadow First Secretary of State, Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

Angela Eagle MP

Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

John McDonnell MP

Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Seema Malhotra MP

Shadow Home Secretary

Andy Burnham MP

Shadow Foreign Secretary

Hilary Benn MP

Opposition Chief Whip

Rosie Winterton MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Heidi Alexander MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Education

Lucy Powell MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Owen Smith MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

Maria Eagle MP

Shadow Lord Chancellor, Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Shadow Minister for the Constitutional Convention

Jon Trickett MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

Lisa Nandy MP

Shadow Leader of the House of Commons

Chris Bryant MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

Lilian Greenwood MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Vernon Coaker MP

Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

Diane Abbott MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland

Ian Murray MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

Nia Griffith MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Kerry McCarthy MP

Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities

Kate Green MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

Michael Dugher MP

Shadow Minister for Young People and Voter Registration

Gloria De Piero MP

Shadow Minister for Mental Health

Luciana Berger MP

Shadow Leader of the House of Lords

Baroness Smith of Basildon

Lords Chief Whip

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Shadow Attorney General

Catherine McKinnell MP

Shadow Minister without Portfolio

Jonathan Ashworth MP

Shadow Minister for Housing and Planning

John Healey MP

 

OUT

Chris Leslie, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

Rachel Reeves, Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Tristram Hunt, Shadow Secretary of State for Education

Emma Reynolds, Shadow Secretary of State for Communities

Caroline Flint, Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

Liz Kendall, shadow minister for care and elderly people

Jamie Reed, shadow health minister 

Yvette Cooper, Shadow Home Secretary

Clive Lewis, Corbyn backer and MP for Norwich South

John Woodcock, shadow minister for education

Ed Miliband, former Leader of the Opposition

Dan Jarvis, shadow Foreign Office minister

Stella Creasy, shadow Home Office minister (Creasy had said before the leadership result that she would go back to the backbenches regardless of who became leader)

Shabana Mahmood, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury 

Chuka Umunna, Shadow Business Secretary 

Mary Creagh, Shadow International Development Secretary