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New Lib Dem Shadow Cabinet revealed with four new MPs joining

Liberal Democrat party leader Jo Swinson has updated and expanded her Shadow Cabinet line-up, adding roles for new MPs Luciana Berger, Sam Gyimah, Phillip Lee and Angela Smith along with some changes in the responsibilities of the others.

Here is the new Liberal Democrat Shadow Cabinet line-up:

  • Jo Swinson
  • Ed Davey
  • Chuka Umunna
    • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
    • International Trade and President of the Board of Trade
  • Christine Jardine
    • Home Department
    • Women and Equalities
    • Deputy Chief Whip
  • Tom Brake
    • Exiting the European Union
    • Duchy of Lancaster
  • Phillip Lee
    • Justice
  • Jamie Stone
    • Defence
    • Scotland
  • Luciana Berger
    • Health, Wellbeing and Social Care
  • Sam Gyimah
    • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Layla Moran
    • Education
    • Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
  • Wera Hobhouse
    • Climate Emergency, Environment and Food
    • Transport
  • Tim Farron
    • Housing, Communities and Local Government
    • Work and Pensions
    • North of England (Northern Powerhouse)
  • Alistair Carmichael
    • Chief Whip
    • Northern Ireland
  • Jane Dodds
    • Wales
    • Rural Affairs
  • Angela Smith
    • International Development
  • Vince Cable
    • Cabinet Office
  • Catherine Bearder
    • European Parliament
  • Siobhan Benita
    • London
  • Willie Rennie
    • Scottish Parliament
  • Kirsty Williams
    • National Assembly for Wales
  • Caroline Pidgeon
    • London Assembly
  • Dick Newby
    • Leader of the House of Lords
  • Sal Brinton
    • President of the Liberal Democrats

Note: Norman Lamb and Sarah Wollaston will attend relevant Shadow Cabinet meetings but given their roles as chairs of Select Committees they do not have a formal Shadow Cabinet role.Β 

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