Alan Johnson to be shadow chancellor

first_imgFriday 8 October 2010 8:10 am Tags: NULL whatsapp Share Alan Johnson to be shadow chancellor The full list of shadow cabinet positions:Leader of the Opposition Rt. Hon. Ed Miliband MPDeputy Leader and Shadow Secretary of State for International Development Rt Hon Harriet Harman MPShadow Chancellor of the Exchequer Rt Hon Alan Johnson MPShadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and Minister for Women and Equalities Rt Hon Yvette Cooper MPShadow Secretary of State for the Home Department Rt Hon Ed Balls MPChief Whip Rt Hon Rosie Winterton MPShadow Secretary of State for Education and Election Coordinator Rt Hon Andy Burnham MPShadow Lord Chancellor, Secretary of State for Justice (with responsibility for political and constitutional reform) Rt Hon Sadiq Khan MPShadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Rt Hon Douglas Alexander MPShadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Rt Hon John Denham MPShadow Secretary of State for Health Rt Hon John Healey MPShadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Rt Hon Caroline Flint MPShadow Secretary of State for Defence Rt Hon Jim MurphyShadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Meg Hillier MPShadow Leader of the House of Commons Rt Hon Hilary Benn MPShadow Secretary of State for Transport Maria Eagle MPShadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Mary Creagh MPShadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury Angela Eagle MPShadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Rt Hon Shaun Woodward MPShadow Secretary of State for Scotland Ann McKechin MPShadow Secretary of State for Wales Rt Hon Peter Hain MPShadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Ivan Lewis MPShadow Leader of the House of Lords Baroness Royall of BlaisdonShadow Minister for the Olympics Rt Hon Tessa Jowell MPShadow Minister for the Cabinet Office Rt Hon Liam Byrne MPLords Chief Whip Lord Bassam of BrightonShadow Attorney-General Baroness Scotland Show Comments ▼ Labour leader Ed Miliband has chosen Alan Johnson as his shadow chancellor, while Ed Balls will take on the shadow home secretary role.Yvette Cooper will be shadow foreign secretary.Cooper and Balls had been tipped as front runners for the shadow chancellor role, which has been handed to Johnson, a former home secretary.Meanwhile Andy Burnham will take on the opposition education portfolio, while John Healey will take on health.John Denham will be pitched against the coalition’s Vince Cable as shadow business secretary.Miliband said his cabinet included a “broad range” of skills.He added: “My team is united in one central mission for the future – to win back the trust of the British people and take Labour back to power.“Together, this new generation of Labour will work together to reject the pessimism of this coalition government as we set out our vision of what Britain can achieve. “Our values are those of the British people, and this shadow cabinet will ensure that the hopes and concerns of working families are at the heart of our offer to the country.” John Dunne whatsapplast_img

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