Ed Davey announces new Lib Dem spokespeople
Originally published by UK Liberal Democrats
Lib Dem Leader Ed Davey has announced a new team of spokespeople who will hold the Government to account and rebuild our party.
Layla Moran: Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs & International Development
Delighted to announce the @LibDems spokespeople for the great offices of state:- Ed Davey MP 🔶🇪🇺 (@EdwardJDavey) August 31, 2020
My friend @LaylaMoran has agreed to take a role in my top team. As Foreign Affairs Spokesperson she will bring the energy and enthusiasm she brings to all her work & hold Dominic Raab to account.
Christine Jardine: Spokesperson for the Treasury, Brexit, Europe and Trade.
The formidable @cajardineMP will be Treasury Spokesperson and put forward the case for a greener, fairer UK. Christine will show that now is the time to build back better.- Ed Davey MP 🔶🇪🇺 (@EdwardJDavey) August 31, 2020
Alistair Carmichael: Spokesperson for Home Affairs, Political & Constitutional Reform, and Northern Ireland
The fantastic @amcarmichaelMP will take over the Home Affairs brief and shine a light on how this government is failing to keep our country safe.- Ed Davey MP 🔶🇪🇺 (@EdwardJDavey) August 31, 2020
Daisy Cooper: Spokesperson for Education
Delighted to announce that @libdemdaisy will take on the education brief for @LibDems. Her drive and determination will keep the Tories accountable for their failings in our schools. Daisy will hold the PM to his words that when it comes to education the "buck stops with me."- Ed Davey MP 🔶🇪🇺 (@EdwardJDavey) September 1, 2020
Wendy Chamberlain: Chief Whip and Spokesperson for Scotland, Wales and Work & Pensions
.@wendychambLD, who has been a powerful force since becoming an MP will be our new Chief Whip. Wendy will also take on the Scotland and Wales brief and fight for social justice as our Work and Penions spokesperson.- Ed Davey MP 🔶🇪🇺 (@EdwardJDavey) September 1, 2020
Jamie Stone: Spokesperson for Defence and Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
The inimitable @Jamie4North will keep the govt honest when it comes to looking after our troops and shine a light on the mental health of veterans as our Defence spokesperson. He will also look after the Digital, Culture, Media and sport brief.- Ed Davey MP 🔶🇪🇺 (@EdwardJDavey) September 1, 2020
Sarah Olney: Spokesperson for the Climate Emergency, Business & Energy and Transport
.@sarahjolney1 has already done a great job as Business Spokesperson she will do Transport and the Climate Emergency too. @LibDems will be fighting for the country to build back better. Sarah, will be focused on campaigning for new green jobs.- Ed Davey MP 🔶🇪🇺 (@EdwardJDavey) September 1, 2020
Tim Farron: Spokesperson for Housing, Communities & Local Government, and Food & Rural Affairs
There are few people who have done as much for our party and our communities, particularly rural communities, than @timfarron. I have asked him to look after the Communities, Local Government, Housing, Food and Rural Affairs brief.- Ed Davey MP 🔶🇪🇺 (@EdwardJDavey) September 1, 2020
Wera Hobhouse: Spokesperson for Justice and Women & Equalities, Shadow Leader of the House
.@Wera_Hobhouse has already shown herself to be a passionate campaigner and blazed the trail for legislation on upskirting. Wera will lead on Justice, Women and Equalities and the Leader of the House portfolio.- Ed Davey MP 🔶🇪🇺 (@EdwardJDavey) September 1, 2020
Munira Wilson: Spokesperson for Health, Wellbeing and Social Care
.@munirawilson has done an extraordinary job holding the govt to account through this Coronavirus crisis. I am delighted she will stay on the Health & Care brief. She'll press the govt to prepare for a second wave of Coronavirus & solve the endemic issues in our care sector.- Ed Davey MP 🔶🇪🇺 (@EdwardJDavey) September 1, 2020