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Ed Davey announces new Lib Dem spokespeople

September 1, 2020 11:48 PM
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

Layla Moran

Delighted to announce the @LibDems spokespeople for the great offices of state:

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.

- Ed Davey MP πŸ”ΆπŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί (@EdwardJDavey) August 31, 2020

Christine Jardine: Spokesperson for the Treasury, Brexit, Europe and Trade.

Chrstine Jardine MP

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 πŸ”ΆπŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί (@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 πŸ”ΆπŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί (@EdwardJDavey) August 31, 2020

Daisy Cooper: Spokesperson for Education

Daisy Cooper MP

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 πŸ”ΆπŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί (@EdwardJDavey) September 1, 2020

Wendy Chamberlain: Chief Whip and Spokesperson for Scotland, Wales and Work & Pensions

Wendy Chamberlain MP

.@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 πŸ”ΆπŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί (@EdwardJDavey) September 1, 2020

Jamie Stone: Spokesperson for Defence and Digital, Culture, Media & Sport

Jamie Stone MP

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 πŸ”ΆπŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί (@EdwardJDavey) September 1, 2020

Sarah Olney: Spokesperson for the Climate Emergency, Business & Energy and Transport

Sarah Olney MP

.@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 πŸ”ΆπŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί (@EdwardJDavey) September 1, 2020

Tim Farron: Spokesperson for Housing, Communities & Local Government, and Food & Rural Affairs

Tim Farron MP

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 πŸ”ΆπŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί (@EdwardJDavey) September 1, 2020

Wera Hobhouse: Spokesperson for Justice and Women & Equalities, Shadow Leader of the House

Wera Hobhouse MP

.@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 πŸ”ΆπŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί (@EdwardJDavey) September 1, 2020

Munira Wilson: Spokesperson for Health, Wellbeing and Social Care

Munira Wilson MP

.@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 πŸ”ΆπŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί (@EdwardJDavey) September 1, 2020