Shadow Financial Secretary to the Treasury

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Shadow Financial Secretary to the Treasury
Official portrait of James Murray MP crop 2.jpg
Incumbent
James Murray

since 16 October 2020
AppointerLeader of the Opposition
WebsiteThe Shadow Cabinet

In British politics, the Shadow Financial Secretary to the Treasury (or colloquially Shadow Financial Secretary) is a shadow ministerial position of the Official Opposition that acts as the primary opposition to the equivalent position Financial Secretary to the Treasury, a government minister in HM Treasury.[1] The position is currently held by James Murray.

Office-holders[edit]

Former office holders include:

Name Portrait Entered office Left office Political party Leader of

the Opposition

Mark Field

born 1964

Mark-field (cropped).jpg 10 May 2005 [7] 8 December 2005 Conservative Michael Howard
Mark Hoban

born 1964

Mark Hoban MP speaking at 'Improving Employment Outcomes'.jpg 8 December 2005 6 May 2010 David Cameron
Stephen Timms

born 1955

Official portrait of Rt Hon Stephen Timms MP crop 2.jpg 12 May 2010 8 October 2010 Labour Harriet Harman

(Acting)

Chris Leslie

born 1972

Official portrait of Mr Chris Leslie crop 2.jpg 8 October 2010 7 October 2013 Ed Miliband
Shabana Mahmood

born 1980

Official portrait of Shabana Mahmood MP crop 2.jpg 7 October 2013 8 May 2015
Alison McGovern

born 1980

Official portrait of Alison McGovern MP crop 2.jpg 8 May 2015 18 September 2015 Harriet Harman

(Acting)

Rob Marris

born 1955

Rob Marris PPC.jpg 18 September 2015 30 June 2016 Jeremy Corbyn
Peter Dowd

born 1957

Peter Dowd MP - Official Parliamentary Photo.jpg 6 October 2016 9 February 2017
Anneliese Dodds

born 1978

Official portrait of Anneliese Dodds MP crop 2.jpg 3 July 2017 5 April 2020
Dan Carden

born 1986

Official portrait of Dan Carden MP crop 2.jpg 6 April 2020 15 October 2020 Sir Keir Starmer
James Murray

born 1983

Official portrait of James Murray MP crop 2.jpg 16 October 2020 Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Financial Secretary to the Treasury questioned by Committee - News from Parliament". UK Parliament. Retrieved 2020-07-02.
  2. ^ Richardson, Joanna, ed. (2011). From Recession to Renewal: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Public Services and Local Government. Bristol: Policy Press. pp. v. ISBN 978-1-84742-700-7. OCLC 713928829.
  3. ^ Letwin, Oliver, 1956-. Hearts and minds : the battle for the Conservative Party from Thatcher to the present. London. ISBN 978-1-78590-311-3. OCLC 994417960.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ "Parliamentary career for Sir David Lidington - MPs and Lords - UK Parliament". members.parliament.uk. Retrieved 2020-07-02.
  5. ^ "Parliamentary career for Mr Stephen O'Brien - MPs and Lords - UK Parliament". members.parliament.uk. Retrieved 2020-07-02.
  6. ^ "Parliamentary career for Mr Mark Prisk - MPs and Lords - UK Parliament". members.parliament.uk. Retrieved 2020-07-02.
  7. ^ "Parliamentary career for Mark Field - MPs and Lords - UK Parliament". members.parliament.uk. Retrieved 2020-07-02.