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Weekly Information Bulletin: 5th July 1997

OPPOSITION FRONT BENCH TEAM AS AT 30 JUNE 1997

LEADER OF THE OPPOSITIONRt Hon William Hague MP
AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES & FOOD
Shadow Minister Rt Hon David Curry MP
Front Bench spokesman James Paice MP
CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS, SCOTLAND & WALES
Spokesman on Constitutional AffairsRt Hon Michael Ancram QC MP
Front bench spokesmenDr Liam Fox MP
Nigel Evans MP
Hon Bernard Jenkin MP
DEFENCE
Shadow Secretary of StateRt Hon Sir George Young Bt MP
Front bench spokesmanRobert Key MP
EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT
Shadow Secretary of StateRt Hon Stephen Dorrell MP
Front bench spokesmen:
      EmploymentDavid Willetts MP
      EducationMrs Angela Browning MP
ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORT & THE REGIONS
Shadow Secretary of StateRt Hon Sir Norman Fowler MP
Front bench spokesmenTim Yeo MP
Christopher Chope OBE, MP
FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH AFFAIRS
Shadow Foreign SecretaryRt Hon Michael Howard QC, MP
Front bench spokesmenGary Streeter MP
David Faber MP
HEALTH
Shadow Secretary of StateJohn Maples MP
Front bench spokesmanRt Hon Michael Jack MP
HOME AFFAIRS
Shadow Home SecretaryRt Hon Dr Brian Mawhinney MP
Front bench spokesmenJames Clappison MP
John Greenway MP
INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Shadow Secretary of State Rt Hon Alastair Goodlad MP
LAW OFFICER
Shadow Attorney GeneralRt Hon Sir Nicholas Lyell QC, MP
LEADER OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS AND
CHANCELLOR OF THE DUCHY OF LANCASTER
Shadow Leader Rt Hon Gillian Shephard MP
Deputy Sir Patrick Cormack MP
LEADER OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS
Shadow LeaderRt Hon Viscount Cranborne
LORD CHANCELLOR'S DEPARTMENT
Shadow Lord Chancellor Rt Hon Lord Kingsland QC
Front bench spokesman Edward Garnier QC, MP
NATIONAL HERITAGE
Shadow Secretary of State Rt Hon Francis Maude MP
Front bench spokesman Patrick Nicholls MP
NORTHERN IRELAND
Shadow Secretary of StateAndrew Mackay MP
Front bench spokesmanlan Taylor MBE, MP
SOCIAL SECURITY
Shadow Secretary of Statelain Duncan-Smith MP
Front bench spokesmanSimon Burns MP
TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Shadow Secretary of StateRt Hon John Redwood MP
Front bench spokesmenMichael Fallon MP
Cheryl Gillan MP
TREASURY
Shadow ChancellorRt Hon Peter Lilley MP
Shadow Chief SecretaryRt Hon David Heathcoat-Amory MP
Front bench spokesmanTim Boswell MP
WHIPS (HOUSE OF COMMONS)
Opposition Chief WhipJames Arbuthnot MP
Deputy Chief WhipPeter Ainsworth MP
Pairing WhipPatrick McLoughlin MP
Opposition WhipRichard Ottaway MP
Malcolm Moss MP
Sir David Madel MP
James Cran MP
Nigel Waterson MP
Oliver Heald MP
John Whittingdale OBE, MP
WHIPS (HOUSE OF LORDS)
Opposition Chief Whip Rt Hon Lord Strathclyde
CONSERVATIVE CENTRAL OFFICE
Party ChairmanRt Hon Lord Parkinson
Deputy Chairman Hon Michael Trend MP
Vice-Chairmen Alan Duncan MP
Archie Norman MP

DELEGATIONS TO INTERNATIONAL ASSEMBLIES

PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY OF THE ORGANISATION FOR SECURITY AND COOPERATION IN EUROPE (OSCE)
Representatives from the Government Benches:Substitutes:
Anderson, Mr Donald MP (Leader)
Cook, Mr Frank MPClwyd, Ms Ann MP
Cox, Mr Tom MPCohen, Mr Harry MP
Davis, Mr Terry MPGolding, Mrs Llin MP
George, Mr Bruce MP
Mackinlay, Mr Andrew MP
Ross, Mr Ernie MP
Ramsay of Cartvale, Baroness
Representatives from the Conservative Party:
Emery, Rt Hon Sir Peter MPJopling, Lord
Johnson Smith, Rt Hon Sir Geoffrey
Montgomery of Alamein, Viscount
Representatives from the Liberal Democrat Party:
Heath, Mr David MPCampbell, Mr Menzies MP
Tonge, Dr Jenny MP

 
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