Briefing on the new shadow cabinet and ministerial team

Sir Keir Starmer has carried out a reshuffle of the shadow cabinet and ministerial team. Of the 31 shadow cabinet members, 15 are in a new job or have major new responsibilities. This reshuffle signals Labour’s continuing preparations for the next general election, by bringing back MPs with experience of being in government and bringing shadow cabinet roles in line with the current machinery of government.

This briefing sets out:

  1. The new shadow health and social care team
  2. Biographies of the new health and social care ministers
  3. Other key appointments from a health and social care perspective.
  4. Full list of shadow cabinet appointments.