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Session 2008 - 09
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Weekly Information Bulletin: 6th December 2008

Her Majesty's Official Opposition as at 3 November 2008

Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition & Leader of the Conservative Party

Rt Hon David Cameron MP

Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition In the House of Lords

Rt Hon Lord Strathclyde

Shadow Leader of the House of Commons

Rt Hon Theresa May MP

Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

George Osborne MP

Shadow Foreign Secretary

Rt Hon William Hague MP

Shadow Home Secretary

Dominic Grieve MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform

Alan Duncan MP

Shadow Minster For the Cabinet Office & Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

Rt Hon Francis Maude MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families

Michael Gove MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs & Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

Oliver Heald MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Eric Pickles MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport

Jeremy Hunt MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

Dr Liam Fox MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

Peter Ainsworth MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

Greg Clark MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Andrew Lansley CBE MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills

David Willetts MP

Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

Andrew Mitchell MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

Nick Herbert MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Owen Paterson MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland

David Mundell MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

Theresa Villiers MP

Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Philip Hammond MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

Cheryl Gillan MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Chris GraylingMP

Chairman of the Conservative Party

Caroline Spelman MP

Chairman of the Policy Review & Chairman of the Conservative Research Department

Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP

Chief Whip

Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP


 

Her Majesty's Official Opposition

 

 

 

 

 

LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION

Rt Hon David Cameron MP*

 

Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition

Desmond Swayne TD MP

 

Senior Parliamentary & Political Advisor to David Cameron

Rt Hon Andrew Mackay MP

 

 

 

 

BUSINESS, ENTERPRISE AND REGULATORY REFORM

 

 

Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform

Alan Duncan MP*

 

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Jonathan Djanogly MP

 

 

Mark Prisk MP

 

 

 

Shadow Minister (Lords)

Baroness Wilcox

 

 

 

CABINET OFFICE

 

Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office & Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

Rt Hon Francis Maude MP*

 

 

 

Shadow Minister (Commons)

Nick Hurd MP

 

 

 

Shadow Minister (Lords)

Lord De Mauley

 

 

 

CHILDREN, SCHOOLS AND FAMILIES

 

Shadow Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families

Michael Gove MP*

 

 

 

Shadow Minister (Commons)

Nick Gibb MP

 

 

Tim Loughton MP

 

 

Maria Miller MP

 

 

 

Shadow Minister (Lords)

Baroness Morris of Bolton OBE

 

 

 

COMMUNITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

 

Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Eric Pickles MP*

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

 Alistair Burt MP

 

Jacqui Lait MP

 

Paul Goodman MP

 

Bob Neil MP

 

Grant Shapps MP

 

Stewart Jackson MP

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Lord Dixon-Smith

 

Shadow Minister for Community Cohesion

Baroness Warsi of Dewsbury

 

 

CULTURE, MEDIA & SPORT

 

Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport

Jeremy Hunt MP*

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

 Tobias Ellwood MP

 

Ed Vaizey MP

 

Hugh Robertson MP

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Lord Howard of Rising

 

Shadow Minister for the Olympics

Lord Glentoran

 

 

DEFENCE

 

Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

Dr Liam Fox MP*

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Gerald Howarth MP

 

Dr Julian Lewis MP

 

Dr Andrew Murrison MP

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Lord Astor of Hever DL

 

 

ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

 

Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

Greg Clark MP

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Gregory Barker MP

 

Charles Hendry MP

 

 

ENVIRONMENT, FOOD & RURAL AFFAIRS

 

Shadow Secretary of State for Environment Food & Rural Affairs

Peter Ainsworth MP*

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Gregory Barker MP

 

Ann McIntosh MP

 

James Paice MP

 

Bill Wiggin MP

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Lord Taylor of Holbeach

 

 

FOREIGN AFFAIRS

 

Shadow Foreign Secretary

Rt Hon William Hague MP

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Mark Francois MP

 

David Lidington MP

 

Keith Simpson MP

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Rt Hon the Lord Howell of Guildford

 

 

HEALTH

 

Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Mr Andrew Lansley CBE MP*

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Ann Milton MP

 

Stephen O'Brien MP

 

Mike Penning MP

 

Mark Simmonds MP

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

The Earl Howe

 

Lord McColl

 

 

HOME AFFAIRS

 

Shadow Home Secretary (assisted by Shadow Law Officers)

Dominic Grieve MP*

 

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

James Brokenshire MP

 

Damien Green MP

 

Andrew Rosindell MP

 

David Ruffley MP

 

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Baroness Hanham

 


 

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

Andrew Mitchell MP*

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP

 

Mark Lancaster MP

 

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Baroness Rawlings

 

JUSTICE

 

Shadow Secretary for Justice

Nick Herbert MP*

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Henry Bellingham MP

 

David Burrowes MP

 

Edward Garnier MP

 

Eleanor Laing MP

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Rt Hon the Lord Kingsland

 

Lord Henley

 

 

LAW OFFICERS

 

Shadow Attorney General

Dominic Grieve MP

 

Shadow Solicitor General (also Shadow Minister for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform)

Jonathan Djanogly MP

 

 

 

PARLIAMENT

Leader of the Opposition in the House of Lords

Rt Hon Lord Strathclyde*

 

Deputy Shadow Leader

Rt Hon Lord Howell of Guildford

 

 

Shadow Lord Chancellor

Rt Hon Lord Kingsland QC TD DL

 

 

LEADER OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

 

Shadow Leader of the House of Commons

Rt Hon Theresa May MP*

 

Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

Shailesh Vara MP

 

 

NORTHERN IRELAND

 

Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Owen Paterson MP*

 

Shadow Minister (Commons)

Laurence Robertson MP

 

 

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Lord Glentoran CBE DL

 

 

OPPOSITION WHIPS' OFFICE (COMMONS)

 

Chief Whip (Commons)

Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP*

 

Deputy Chief Whip (Commons)

Andrew Robathan MP

 

Assistant Chief Whip (Commons)

Assistant Chief Whip (Commons)

John Randall MP

Alistair Burt MP

 

Whips (Commons)

Simon Burns MP

 

Michael Fabricant MP

 

Angela Watkinson MP

 

James Duddridge MP

 

Crispin Blunt MP

 

David Evennett MP

 

John Baron MP

 

Brooks Newmark MP

 

Richard Benyon MP

 

Jeremy Wright MP

 


OPPOSITION WHIP'S OFFICE (LORDS)

Chief Whip (Lords)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns DBE*

Deputy Chief Whip (Lords)

Baroness Seccombe

SCOTLAND

Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland

David Mundell MP*

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Duke of Montrose

TRANSPORT

Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

Theresa Villiers MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Julian Brazier TD MP

Robert Goodwill MP

Stephen Hammond MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Lord Hanningfield DL

TREASURY

Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

George Osborne MP*

Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Philip Hammond MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

David Gauke MP

Justine Greening MP

Mark Hoban MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Baroness Noakes DBE

WALES

Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

Cheryl Gillan MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

David Jones MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Lord Glentoran

WORK & PENSIONS

Shadow Secretary of State for Work & Pensions

Chris Grayling MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

James Clappison MP

Mark Harper MP

Andrew Selous MP

Nigel Waterson MP

Maria Miller

 

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Lord Skelmersdale

 

 

CONSERVATIVE PARTY

 

Chairman of the Party

Caroline Spelman MP*

Deputy Chairman (Field Campaigning)

Lord Ashcroft KCMG

Deputy Chairman of the Party (Local Government)

Bob Neill MP

Deputy Chairman (Candidates)

John Maples MP

Deputy Chairmen (Development)

Alistair Burt MP

Vice Chairmen (Cities)

Kulveer Ranger

* Member of the Shadow Cabinet

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