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Weekly Information Bulletin: 21st November 2009

Her Majesty's Official Opposition as at 20 November 2009

Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition and 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 Sir George Young MP

Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer and General Election Campaign Coordinator

George Osborne MP

Shadow Foreign Secretary

Rt Hon William Hague MP

Shadow Home Secretary

Chris Grayling MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Business

Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke MP

Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office and 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 Communities and Local Government

Caroline Spelman MP

Shadow Secretary of State Culture, Media and Sport

Jeremy Hunt MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

Dr Liam Fox MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Nick Herbert MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Andrew Lansley MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Universities and Skills

David Willetts MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

Greg Clark MP

Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

Andrew Mitchell MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

Dominic Grieve 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 and Shadow Minister for Women

Rt Hon Theresa May MP

Shadow Minister for Europe

Mark Francois MP

Shadow Housing Minister

Grant Shapps MP

Chairman of the Conservative Party

Eric Pickles MP

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

Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP

Opposition Chief Whip in the House of Commons

Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP

Shadow Minister for Community Cohesion and Social Action

Baroness Warsi

Shadow Security Minister and National Security Advisor to the Leader of the Opposition

Baroness Neville-Jones

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

Business

Shadow Secretary of State for Business

Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

- Shadow Minister (Innovation and Science)

Adam Afriyie MP

- Shadow Minister (Trade) (also Shadow Minister for International Development)

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP

- Shadow Minister (Corporate Governance) (also Shadow Solicitor General)

Jonathan Djanogly MP

- Shadow Minister (Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform)

John Penrose MP

- Shadow Minister (Business and Enterprise)

Mark Prisk MP

Shadow Minister (Lords)

Lord Hanningfield

Rt Hon Lord Hunt of Wirral

Cabinet Office

Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office (also Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster)

Rt Hon Francis Maude MP*

Shadow Minister (Commons)

- Shadow Minister (Charities, Social Enterprise and Volunteering)

Nick Hurd MP

Shadow Minister (Lords)

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Communities and Local Government and Energy and Climate Change)

Lord Bates

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Treasury and Culture, Media and Sport)

Lord Howard of Rising

Children, Schools and Families

Shadow Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families

Michael Gove MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

- Shadow Minister (Schools)

Nick Gibb MP

- Shadow Minister (Children)

Tim Loughton MP

- Shadow Minister (Family)

Maria Miller MP

Shadow Minister (Lords)

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Universities and Skills)

Lord de Mauley

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Universities and Skills)

Baroness Verma

Communities and Local Government

Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Caroline Spelman MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

- Shadow Minister (Community Cohesion and Social Action)

Baroness Warsi*

- Shadow Minister (Housing)

Grant Shapps MP*

- Shadow Minister

Paul Goodman MP

- Shadow Minister

Justine Greening MP

- Shadow Minister

Stewart Jackson MP

- Shadow Minister (Local Government and Planning) (also Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party)

Bob Neill MP

Shadow Minister (Lords)

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office and Energy and Climate Change)

Lord Bates

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Scotland)

Earl Cathcart

Culture, Media and Sport

Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

Jeremy Hunt MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

- Shadow Minister

Tobias Ellwood MP

- Shadow Minister (Sport and the Olympics)

Hugh Robertson MP

- Shadow Minister (Arts)

Ed Vaizey MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office and Treasury)

Lord Howard of Rising

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Defence)

Lord Luke

- Shadow Minister (Olympics) (also Shadow Minister for Northern Ireland and Wales)

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 Minister (Lords)

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and International Development)

Lord Astor of Hever

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Culture, Media and Sport)

Lord Luke

Energy and Climate Change

Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

Greg Clark MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

- Shadow Minister (Environment)

Gregory Barker MP

- Shadow Minister (Energy)

Charles Hendry MP

Shadow Minister (Lords)

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office and Communities and Local Government)

Lord Bates

- Shadow Minister

Baroness Wilcox

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Nick Herbert MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

- Shadow Minister

Richard Benyon MP

- Shadow Minister

Ann McIntosh MP

- Shadow Minister (Agriculture)

James Paice MP

Shadow Minister (Lords)

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Communities and Local Government and Scotland)

Earl Cathcart

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Wales and Scotland)

Duke of Montrose

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Work and Pensions)

Lord Taylor of Holbeach

Foreign Affairs

Shadow Foreign Secretary

Rt Hon William Hague MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

- Shadow Minister (Europe)

Mark Francois MP*

- Shadow Minister

David Lidington MP

- Shadow Minister

Keith Simpson MP

Shadow Minister (Lords)

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Defence and International Development)

Lord Astor of Hever

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Deputy Leader of the Lords)

Lord Howell of Guildford

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for International Development)

Baroness Rawlings

Health

Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Mr Andrew Lansley MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Anne Milton MP

Stephen O'Brien MP

Mike Penning MP

Mark Simmonds MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

- Shadow Minister

Earl Howe

- Shadow Minister

Lord McColl of Dulwich

- Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (also Shadow Minister for Women)

Baroness Morris of Bolton

Home Affairs

Shadow Home Secretary

Chris Grayling MP*

Shadow Security Minister

Baroness Neville-Jones*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

- Shadow Minister (Counter-terrorism)

Crispin Blunt MP

- Shadow Minister

James Brokenshire MP

- Shadow Minister (Immigration)

Damian Green MP

- Shadow Minister

Andrew Rosindell MP

- Shadow Minister

David Ruffley MP

Shadow Minister (Lords)

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Northern Ireland)

Viscount Bridgeman

- Shadow Minister

Lord Skelmersdale

International Development

Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

Andrew Mitchell MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Business)

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP

Shadow Minister

Mark Lancaster MP

Shadow Minister (Lords)

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Defence and Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

Lord Astor of Hever

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

Baroness Rawlings

Justice

Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

Dominic Grieve MP*

Shadow Attorney General

Edward Garnier MP

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Henry Bellingham MP

David Burrowes MP

- Shadow Minister (Prisons)

Alan Duncan MP

Eleanor Laing MP

Shadow Ministers (Lords)

Shadow Minister

Lord Henley

Shadow Minister (also Opposition Deputy Chief Whip)

Baroness Seccombe

Northern Ireland

Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Owen Paterson MP*

Shadow Minister (Commons)

Laurence Robertson MP

Shadow Minister (Lords)

Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Home Affairs)

Viscount Bridgeman

Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Wales and the Olympics)

Lord Glentoran

Parliament

Shadow Leader of the House of Commons

Rt Hon Sir George Young MP*

Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

Shailesh Vara MP

Leader of the Opposition in the House of Lords

Lord Strathclyde*

Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (also Shadow Minister for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

Lord Howell of Guildford

Scotland

Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland

David Mundell MP*

Shadow Minister (Commons)

Ben Wallace MP

Shadow Minister (Lords)

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Communities and Local Government)

Earl Cathcart

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Wales)

Duke of Montrose

Transport

Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

Theresa Villiers MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Julian Brazier MP

Robert Goodwill MP

Stephen Hammond MP

Shadow Minister (Lords)

- Shadow Minister (Maritime and Shipping)

Earl Attlee

- Shadow Minister

Baroness Hanham

Treasury

Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

George Osborne MP*

Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Philip Hammond MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

David Gauke MP

Greg Hands MP

Mark Hoban MP

Shadow Minister (Lords)

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office and Culture, Media and Sport)

Lord Howard of Rising

- Shadow Minister

Baroness Noakes

Universities and Skills

Shadow Secretary of State for Universities and Skills (Family Policy)

David Willetts MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

- Shadow Minister

David Evennett MP

- Shadow Minister (Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education)

John Hayes MP

- Shadow Minister (Family)

Maria Miller MP

Shadow Minister (Lords)

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Children, Schools and Families)

Lord de Mauley

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Children, Schools and Families)

Baroness Verma

Wales

Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

Cheryl Gillan MP*

Shadow Minister (Commons)

- Deputy Secretary of State for Wales

David Jones MP

Shadow Minister (Lords)

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Northern Ireland and the Olympics)

Lord Glentoran

- Shadow Minister (also Shadow Minister for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Scotland)

Duke of Montrose

Whips

Chief Whip (Commons)

Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP*

Deputy Chief Whip (Commons)

Andrew Robathan MP

Assistant Chief Whip (Commons)

Alistair Burt MP

Assistant Chief Whip (Commons)

John Randall MP

Chief Whip (Lords)

Rt Hon Baroness Anelay of St Johns**

Deputy Chief Whip (Lords)

Baroness Seccombe

Whips (Commons)

John Baron MP

Simon Burns MP

Stephen Crabb MP

James Duddridge MP

Phillip Dunne MP

Michael Fabricant MP

Brooks Newmark MP

Angela Watkinson MP

Bill Wiggin MP

Rob Wilson MP

Jeremy Wright MP

Work and Pensions

Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (also Shadow Minister for Women)

Rt Hon Theresa May MP*

Shadow Ministers (Commons)

Shadow Minister

James Clappison MP

Shadow Minister (Disabled People)

Mark Harper MP

Shadow Minister

Andrew Selous MP

Shadow Minister

Nigel Waterson MP

Shadow Minister (Lords)

Lord Freud

Baroness Morris of Bolton

* Member of the Shadow Cabinet

** Also attends Shadow Cabinet meetings

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