Lesley Laird appointed new shadow Scottish secretary
15 Juin, 2017, 03:24 | Author: Claudine Rigal
Jeremy Corbyn today appointed Owen Smith to his shadow cabinet a year after Welsh the MP ran against him as Labour leader.
The Pontypridd MP was a special adviser to Northern Ireland secretary Paul Murphy during Tony Blair's government, meaning he already has some knowledge of the job. Anderson had also been filling the shadow Scottish secretary brief.
Laird was previously deputy leader of Fife county council, and was one of six Labour gains north of the border at the SNP's expense.
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The former leadership contender is reportedly going to join Labour's top team when Mr Corbyn announces his reshuffled shadow cabinet later this week.
Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: "This is a fantastic appointment and I congratulate Lesley on being made Shadow Scottish Secretary".
"I would also like to pay tribute to the work that Dave Anderson and Ian Murray did in the last parliament as Shadow Scottish Secretaries.
I was surprised that Jeremy Corbyn got two percentage points more than I had expected, and I did say that I would eat this book", Metro news reported.
Outlining the Labour leadership's Brexit position, she added: "They are all saying the same thing, which is we're out of the EU and we are going to be therefore not in the single market or the customs union but we want to negotiate a deal which gives us red tape-free access, tariff-free access as much as we possibly can, and I think people are trying to find differences, actually, where there aren't any".
"I look forward to working closely with Jeremy and Kez as Labour unites to take on the Tories, and I will be holding David Mundell to account for the actions of his government which is causing misery right across Scotland".
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