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Session 2005 - 06
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Weekly Information Bulletin: 21st May 2005

Her Majesty's Official Opposition
as at 21 May 2005

Leader of the Opposition

Rt Hon Michael Howard QC MP*

Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition 

Mr Desmond Swayne MP#

Cabinet Office

House of Lords Spokesperson

 Baroness Wilcox

Conservative Party

Chairman of the Party

Rt Hon Francis Maude MP*

Deputy Chairman (Candidates)

Rt Hon Andrew Mackay MP

Vice-Chairman (Conservatives Abroad)

Nigel Evans MP

Vice-Chairman (Candidates)

Baroness Morris of Bolton OBE

Vice-Chairman (Campaigning)

Andrew Rosindell MP

Vice-Chairman (Campaigning)

Andrew Turner MP

Constitutional Affairs

Shadow Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs (Assisted by Shadow Solicitor General)

Oliver Heald MP*

Shadow Lord Chancellor

Lord Kingsland

Defence

Shadow Secretary of State for Defence & Deputy Leader

Rt Hon Michael Ancram QC MP

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Gerald Howarth MP

Dr Julian Lewis MP

Andrew Robathan MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Lord Astor of Hever

Lord Luke

Deregulation

Shadow Secretary of State for Deregulation

Rt Hon John Redwood MP*

Education

Shadow Secretary of State for Education

David Cameron MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Nick Gibb MP

Mr Mark Hoban MP

Shadow Minister for Skills

Stephen O'Brien MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Baroness Buscombe

Baroness Morris

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Shadow Minister for Agriculture

James Paice MP

Mr Owen Paterson MP

 Also Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

Bill Wiggin MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Lord Dixon-Smith

Duke of Montrose

Baroness Byford

Family & Culture, Media and Sport

Shadow Secretary of State for the Family & Culture, Media and Sport

Rt Hon Theresa May, MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Malcolm Moss MP

Shadow Minister for Sport

Hugh Robertson MP

Shadow Minister for the Arts

Hugo Swire MP

Shadow Minister (Lords)

Viscount Astor

Lord Luke

Foreign Affairs

Shadow Foreign Secretary

Dr Liam Fox MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Keith Simpson MP

Miss Anne McIntosh MP

Shadow Minister for Europe

Graham Brady MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Lord Howell of Guildford

Baroness Rawlings

Lord Astor of Hever

Health

Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Mr Andrew Lansley CBE MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

John Barron MP

Simon Burns MP

Shadow Minister for Children

Tim Loughton MP

Dr Andrew Murrison MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Earl Howe

Lord McColl

Baroness Morris

Home Affairs

Shadow Secretary of State For Home Affairs and Shadow Home Secretary

Rt Hon David Davis MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Edward Garnier QC MP

Mrs Cheryl Gillan MP

Mr Humfrey Malins CBE MP

Shadow Minister for Homeland Security

Patrick Mercer OBE MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Baroness Anelay

Lord Hodgson

Baroness Seccombe

Viscount Bridgeman

Baroness Rawlings

Lord Astor of Hever

House of Lords

Leader of the Opposition in the House of Lords

Rt Hon Lord Strathclyde*

Deputy Leader

Rt Hon Baroness Blatch CBE

Shadow Lord Chancellor

Rt Hon Lord Kingsland QC

International Development

Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

Andrew Mitchell MP*

Shadow Minister

Mark Simmonds MP

Law Officers (Assist the Home Affairs team)

Shadow Attorney General

Dominic Grieve MP

Shadow Solicitor General

Jonathan Djanogly MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Lord Kingsland

Lord Henley

Baroness Seccombe

Leader of the House of Commons

Shadow Leader of the House of Commons

Chris Grayling MP*

Leader of the House of Lords

Shadow Leader of the House of Lords

Lord Strathclyde

Deputy Leader of the House of Lords

Baroness Blatch

Northern Ireland

Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

David Lidington MP*

Shadow Minister

Laurence Robertson MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Lord Glentoran

Viscount Bridgeman


Local Government Affairs & Communities

Shadow Secretary of State Local Government Affairs & Communities

Mrs Caroline Spelman MP*

Shadow Minister for Local Government

Mr Eric Pickles MP

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Alistair Burt MP

Shadow Minister for London

Jacqui Lait MP

Robert Syms MP

Angela Watkinson MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Baroness Hanham

Lord Hanningfield

Opposition Whips Office (Commons)

Opposition Chief Whip

Rt Hon David Maclean MP*

Deputy Chief Whip

Mr Patrick McLoughlin MP

Assistant Chief Whip

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP

Whips (Commons)

Mr Peter Atkinson MP

Mr Gregory Barker MP

Mr Crispin Blunt MP

Mr Mark Prisk MP

Mr John Randall MP

Mr David Ruffley MP

Mr Andrew Selous MP

Henry Billingham MP

Michael Fabricant MP

Whips (Lords)

Chief Whip (Lords)

Rt Hon Lord Cope of Berkeley

Deputy Chief Whip (Lords

Baroness Seccombe DBE

Lord Astor of Hever

Earl Attlee

Viscount Bridgeman

Lord de Mauley

Lord Hanningfield DL

Lord Luke

Duke of Montrose

Baroness Morris

Lord Skelmersdale

Baroness Wilcox

Trade and Industry

Shadow Secretary of State for Trade and Industry

David Willets MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Rt Hon James Arbuthnot MP

Charles Hendry MP

Hon Bernard Jenkins MP

Shadow Minister for Women & Equalities

Elanor Laing MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Lord Hodgson

Lord De Mauley

Scotland

Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland

Eleanor Laing MP

Shadow Minister (Lords)

Duke of Montrose

Baroness Hanham

Transport

Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

Alan Duncan MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Julian Brazier MP

John Hayes MP

Rt Hon Greg Knight MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Lord Hanningfield

Earl Attlee

Treasury

Shadow Secretary of State for Economic Affairs and Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

George Osborne MP*

Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Philip Hammond MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Mark Field MP

Mark Francois MP

Richard Spring MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Baroness Noakes

Baroness Wilcox

Wales

Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

Bill Wiggin MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Lord Luke

Work and Pensions and Welfare Reform

Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Welfare Reform

Rt Hon Sir Malcolm Rifkind MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Tim Boswell MP

Paul Goodman MP

David Heathcoat-Amory MP

Nigel Waterson MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Lord Skelmersdale

Baroness Noakes

Baroness Wilcox

* Member of the Shadow Cabinet

# Not a Member of the Shadow Cabinet but attends at the invitation of the Leader

** Also a Whip

This list is also available on the Parliamentary web site at: http://www.parliament.uk/directories/hciolists/opp.cfm
 
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