New shadow housing minister following reshuffle
The Labour party has announced its new shadow Communities and Local Government team as part of a cabinet reshuffle.
Alison Seabeck, who took on the shadow housing brief in October, will move to a brief in the Ministry of Defence. She will be replaced by Jack Dromey.
Labour leader Ed Miliband announced on Friday that Hilary Benn will be the new shadow secretary for Communities and Local Government, replacing Caroline Flint who moves to the Department for Energy and Climate Change.
The other members of the team will be Helen Jones, Roberta Blackman-Woods and Chris Williamson.