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Clegg shadow Cabinet


Deputy Leader
Vince Cable

Chief Whip
Paul Burstow

The economy and business

Shadow Chancellor

Jeremy Browne
Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Sarah Teather
Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform

Home Affairs

Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department

David Heath
Shadow Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor

The Rt Hon the Lord Thomas
Shadow Attorney General

David Howarth
Shadow Solicitor General

International affairs

Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

Chair of Campaigns and Communications
Nick Harvey
Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

Mike Moore
Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

Public services

Shadow Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families

Norman Lamb
Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Julia Goldsworthy
Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Lembit Opik

Danny Alexander
Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Chair of manifesto group
Stephen Williams
Shadow Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills


Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Energy, Food and Rural Affairs

Norman Baker
Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

Tim Farron

Families spokesperson, Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office; and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

Other Shadow Cabinet members

Simon Hughes
Shadow Leader of the House of Commons and Party President

Don Foster
Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport; and Olympics

Alistair Carmichael
Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland and Northern Ireland

Lynne Featherstone
Youth and equality spokesperson

The Rt Hon Tom McNally
Leader in the Lords

Roger Williams
Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

The Rt Hon the Lord Shutt
Lords Chief Whip

Willie Rennie
Chair of Parliamentary campaigns team

Also attending the Shadow Cabinet
Danny Alexander
Leader’s Chief of Staff

Mark Hunter
Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Leader

Lorely Burt
Chair of the Parliamentary Party

Other apppointments announced today:
Rt Hon Sir Menzies Campbell will join the Foreign Affairs Select Committee and will be conducting a full review of Britain’s future military capability.

Rt Hon Charles Kennedy, as President of the European Movement will be campaigning across the country on European issues, and will contribute to major European debates from the front bench.


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