Ed Miliband Holds First Shadow Cabinet Meeting

Labour Party leader Ed Miliband (6R) holds his first shadow cabinet meeting at the House of Commons on October 12, 2010 in London, England. (Clockwise from left) Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, Peter Hain, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Angela Eagle, Shadow Secretary for Business, Innovation and Skills, John Denham Shadow, Secretary for Education and Election coordinator, Andy Burnham, Shadow Home Secretary, Ed Balls, Shadow Chancellor, Alan Johnson, Chief Whip, Rosie Winterton, Shadow Work and Pensions, Douglas Alexander, Shadow Communities and Local Government, Caroline Flint, Shadow Transport, Maria Eagle, Baroness Royall, Leader of the EPLP (Not full member of cabinet, attending when discussing European issues) Glenis Willmott, Chair of PLP, Tony Lloyd, Shadow Environment Food and Rural Affairs Mary Creagh, Shaun Woodward, Shadow Scotland Anne McKechin, Shadow Leader of House of Commons, Hilary Benn, Shadow Health John Healey, Shadow International Development, Harriet Harman, Labour Party Leader, Ed Miliband, Shadow Foreign Secretary Yvette Cooper, Shadow Secretary for Justice Sadiq Khan, Shadow Minister for Olympics, Tessa Jowell, Shadow Defence, Jim Murphy and Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office, Liam Byrne. Ed Miliband beat his brother David to become the new leader of the Labour party on 25 September 2010. His shadow cabinet is made up of Harriet Harman, Deputy Leader and Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, Ed Balls, Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department and Alan Johnson, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer to name a few.
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