Labour Coup Day Two
This morning’s rolling resignations:
- 19:54 Nic Dakin, shadow Minister for Schools, absents himself.
- 17:59 Richard Burden resigns as shadow Transport minister.
- 17:54 Melanie Onn, Shadow Deputy Leader of House, has resigned
- 17:49 Sharon Hodgson resigns as Labour’s Shadow Minister for Children
- 17:16 Shadow Police minister Jack Dromey next to go.
- 15:26 Sir Keir Starmer quits as Shadow Home Office minister.
- 14:21 Shadow Culture minister Thangam Debbonaire goes.
- 14:18 Luciana Berger goes too.
- 13:02 Shadow Women’s minister Kate Green quits.
- 12:37 Maria Eagle quits as Shadow Culture Secretary.
- 12:16 Shadow Welsh Secretary Nia Griffith quits along with junior Susan Jones.
- 12:19 Shadow Housing Secretary John Healey also gone.
- 12:17 Shadow Business Secretary Angela Eagle resigns.
- 11:52 Housing PPS Matthew Pennycock also goes.
- 11:51 Lisa Nandy and Owen Smith resign.
- 11:40 Jenny Chapman quits Education team, Colleen Fletcher quits Defra.
- 11:00 Roberta Blackman-Woods quits the Housing team.
- 09:58 Shadow Minister for the Natural Environment Alex Cunningham resigns.
- 09:20 Angela Smith, Leader of Labour in the Lords, and Labour’s Lords Chief Whip Steve Bassam both quit attending shadow cabinet meetings.
- 09:02 Ruth Smeeth resigns as a PPS to the NI team.
- 08:45 Education PPS Jess Phillips resigns.
- 08:37 Shadow ministers Steve Reed and Yvonne Fovargue have gone.
- 08:31 Wayne David resigns as Shadow Europe Minister.
- 08:21 Justice PPS Chris Matheson quits.
- 08:06 Stephen Kinnock has resigned as Angela Eagle’s PPS.
- 07:53 Neil Coyle, who nominated Corbyn, has resigned as PPS to Bryant.
- 07:52 Diana Johnson resigns as Shadow Foreign Office Minister.
- 07:49 Toby Perkins resigns as Shadow Armed Forces Minister.
- 07:48 Anna Turley resigns as Shadow Minister for Civil Society.
See yesterday’s resignations here…
New Shadow Cabinet appointments:
- Shadow Communities Secretary – Graeme Morris
- Shadow Lord President of the Council, and Campaigns and Elections Director – Jon Trickett
- Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary – Debbi Abrahams
- Shadow Energy Secretary – Barry Gardiner
- Shadow Justice Secretary – Richard Burgon
- Shadow Foreign Secretary – Emily Thornberry
- Shadow Health Secretary – Diane Abbott
- Shadow Education Secretary – Pat Glass
- Shadow Transport Secretary – Andy McDonald
- Shadow Defence Secretary – Clive Lewis
- Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury – Rebecca Long-Bailey
- Shadow International Development Secretary – Kate Osamor
- Shadow Environment Food and Rural Affairs Secretary – Rachel Maskell
- Shadow Voter Engagement and Youth Affairs – Cat Smith
- Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary – Dave Anderson