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Weekly Information Bulletin: 10th November 2007

Liberal Democrat Shadow Cabinet and Parliamentary Teamas at 6 November 2007

Members of the Liberal Democrat Shadow Cabinet

Acting Party Leader & Shadow Chancellor Dr Vincent Cable MP
Leader in the House of Lords Lord McNally
Shadow Leader of the House Simon Hughes MP
Shadow Foreign Secretary Michael Moore MP
Shadow Home Secretary Nick Clegg MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Lembit Öpik MP
Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office and Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Norman Baker MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families David Laws MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Andrew Stunell MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Don Foster MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Defence Nick Harvey MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Chris Huhne MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Health Norman Lamb MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills Sarah Teather MP
Shadow Secretary of State for International Development Lynne Featherstone MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor David Heath MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and Scotland Alistair Carmichael MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Transport Susan Kramer MP
Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury Julia Goldsworthy MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Wales Roger Williams MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Danny Alexander MP
Chief Whip Paul Burstow MP
Chief Whip (Lords) Lord Shutt of Greetland OBE
Leader's Chief of Staff Edward Davey MP

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Liberal Democrat Shadow Cabinet and Parliamentary Team

 

PARTY LEADER

Vacant

Acting Leader

Dr Vincent Cable MP*

SHADOW LEADER OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

Simon Hughes MP*

Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

Sir Robert Smith MP

CABINET OFFICE

Norman Baker MP*

 

Spokesperson in the Lords (with special responsibility for civil service reform)

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

DEPARTMENT FOR BUSINESS, ENTERPRISE AND REGULATORY REFORM

Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform

Lembit Öpik MP*

Shadow Minister

Lorely Burt MP

Spokespersons in the Lords

Lord Razzall CBE

Small Businesses

Lord Cotter

Energy

Lord Redesdale

Lord Sharman OBE

Lord Vallance of Tummel

CHILDREN, SCHOOLS AND FAMILIES

Shadow Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families

David Laws MP*

Shadow Ministers

Children, Young People and Families

Annette Brooke MP

Schools

Stephen Williams MP

Spokespersons in the Lords

Education and Children

Baroness Walmsley

Baroness Falkner of Margravine

COMMUNITIES AND LOCAL GOVERMENT

Shadow Secretary of State for Minister Communities and Local Government

Andrew Stunell MP*

Shadow Ministers

Housing

Paul Holmes MP *

Women and Equality

Jo Swinson MP

Tom Brake MP

Spokespersons in the Lords

Baroness Scott of Needham Market

Regional and Local Government

Baroness Hamwee

Planning

Lord Burnett

Communities

Lord Dholakia OBE DL

Lord Greaves

CULTURE, MEDIA & SPORT

Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport

Don Foster MP*

Shadow Ministers

Arts, Culture and Heritage

Dan Rogerson MP

London and the Olympics

Tom Brake MP

Richard-Younger Ross MP

Spokespersons in the Lords

Lord Clement-Jones CBE

Sport

Lord Addington#

Tourism

Lord Lee of Trafford#

Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury

 

DEFENCE

Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

Nick Harvey MP*

Shadow Ministers

Willie Rennie MP

Bob Russell MP

Spokespersons in the Lords

Lord Addington#

Lord Lee#

ENVIRONMENT, FOOD & RURAL AFFAIRS

Shadow Secretary of State for the Environment

Chris Huhne MP*

Shadow Ministers

Environment

Martin Horwood MP

Rural Affairs

Roger Williams MP

Spokespersons in the Lords

Lord Teverson#

Agriculture and Energy

Lord Redesdale

CAP Reform

Lord Dykes

Lord Greaves

 

FOREIGN & COMMONWEALTH AFFAIRS

Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs

Michael Moore MP*

Shadow Minister

Mark Hunter MP

Spokespersons in the Lords

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Africa

Lord Avebury

Europe

Lord Dykes

HEALTH

Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Norman Lamb MP*

Greg Mulholland MP

Shadow Ministers

Sandra Gidley MP

John Pugh MP

Spokespersons in the Lords

Baroness Barker

Baroness Tonge

Mental Health and Disability

Lord Carlile of Berriew QC

HOME AFFAIRS

Shadow Secretary of State for Home Affairs

Nick Clegg MP*

Shadow Ministers

Jeremy Browne MP

Tim Farron MP

Spokespersons in the Lords

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Penal Reform

Baroness Linklater of Butterstone

Police

Baroness Harris of Richmond DL#

Civil Liberties

Lord Avebury

Shadow Attorney General

Lord Thomas of Gresford OBE QC*

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

HOUSE OF LORDS

Leader

Lord McNally*

Deputy Leader

Lord Dholakia & Lord Wallace of Saltaire (shared position)

INNOVATION, UNIVERSITIES AND SKILLS

Shadow Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills

Sarah Teather MP*

Shadow Ministers

Evan Harris MP

Spokespersons in the Lords

Baroness Sharp of Guildford

Skills

Lord Cotter

Universities

Lord Watson of Richmond

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

Lynne Featherstone MP*

Shadow Minister

John Barrett MP

 

Spokespersons in the Lords

Baroness Northover

Lord Roberts of Llandudno#

 

MINISTRY OF JUSTICE

Shadow Secretary of State for Justice & Lord Chancellor

David Heath MP*

Shadow Solicitor General

David Howarth MP*

Spokespersons in the Lords

Rt Hon Lord McNally

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Lord Tyler

Lord Smith of Clifton

NORTHERN IRELAND AFFAIRS

Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Alistair Carmichael MP*

Shadow Minister

Alan Reid MP

Spokespersons in the Lords

Lord Smith of Clifton

Baroness Harris of Richmond DL#

SCOTTISH AFFAIRS

Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland

Alistair Carmichael MP*

 

Shadow Minister

Alan Reid MP

Spokesperson in the Lords

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

TRANSPORT

Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

Susan Kramer MP*

 

Shadow Minister

John Leech MP

Spokespersons in the Lords

Lord Bradshaw

Earl of Mar and Kellie DL

TREASURY

Shadow Chancellor & Acting Party Leader

Dr Vincent Cable MP*

Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Julia Goldsworthy MP*

Shadow Minister

Colin Breed MP

Spokespersons in the Lords

Lord Newby OBE

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay

WELSH AFFAIRS

Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

Roger Williams MP*

 

Shadow Minister

Mark Williams MP

Spokespersons in the Lords

Lord Livsey of Talgarth CBE

Lord Roberts of Llandudno#

WOMEN AND EQUALITY

Spokesperson in the Lords

Baroness Thomas of Walliswood

WORK & PENSIONS

Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Danny Alexander MP*

Shadow Minister

Paul Rowen MP

Spokespersons in the Lords

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay

Disability

Lord Addington#

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope

Baroness Thomas of Winchester

WHIPS (COMMONS)

Chief Whip

Paul Burstow MP*

Deputy Whips

Adrian Sanders MP

Jenny Willott MP

WHIPS (LORDS)

Chief Whip

Lord Shutt of Greetland OBE

Deputy Chief Whip

Lord Addington

Whips

Baroness Harris of Richmond DL

Lord Lee of Trafford

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

Lord Teverson

CROSS-PORTFOLIO AND NON-PORTFOLIO  RESPONSIBILITIES

Leader's Chief of Staff & Chair of Campaigns and Communications

Edward Davey MP*

Leader's Parliamentary Private Secretary

Tim Farron MP*

Chair of the Parliamentary Party

Paul Holmes MP*

Party President

Simon Hughes MP*

Chair of the Election Manifesto group

Steve Webb MP *

 

* In Shadow Cabinet

# Also a Whip

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