Scottish Labour’s new leader, Johann Lamont, has moved to appoint her new Shadow Cabinet. It looks as if Margaret Curran will become the first Shadow Scottish Secretary to serve in both Ed Miliband’s and Johann’s Shadow Cabinets.

Posts announced so far:


Scottish Labour Leader: Johann Lamont

Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland: Margaret Curran

Scottish Labour Party Deputy Leader: Anas Sarwar

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth: Ken Macintosh

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Cities Strategy: Jackie Baillie

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning: Hugh Henry

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Culture, External Affairs and the Commonwealth Games: Patricia Ferguson

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure and Capital Investment: Richard Baker

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Justice: Lewis Macdonald

Shadow Cabinet Secretary forLocal Government and Planning: Sarah Boyack

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment: Claire Baker

Scottish Labour Parliamentary Business Manager: Paul Martin

Chief Whip: James Kelly

Shadow Minister for Youth Employment: Kezia Dugdale

Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to Johann Lamont: Siobhan McMahon

Deputy Shadow Ministers:

Social Justice: Drew Smith

Public Health: Dr Richard Simpson

Justice: Jenny Marra