Labour announces shadow education ministers

New Labour leader Keir Starmer has completed appointments to the main opposition party frontbench this afternoon


Former teacher and community activist Margaret Greenwood MP has been appointed as new shadow education minister for schools.

The MP for Wirral West, who is a former shadow secretary of state for work and pensions, is among four shadow ministers announced today by Labour leader Keir Starmer.

They will serve under newly-appointed shadow education secretary Rebecca Long Bailey.

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The other ministers are:

•            Emma Hardy (FE & Universities)

•            Toby Perkins (Apprenticeships & life-long learning)

•            Tulip Siddiq (Children & Early Years)

Mr Starmer said: “Under my leadership, the Labour Party will be utterly focused on working in the national interest, rebuilding people’s trust in our party and winning the next election.”

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Dave Speck

Dave Speck is a reporter at Tes

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