Friday, 01 July 2016

Alison Seabeck to be shadow housing minister

Alison Seabeck will be announced as the new shadow housing minister, her office confirmed this afternoon.

She will work with Caroline Flint who was appointed the shadow secretary for communities and local government last week in Ed Milliband’s shadow cabinet.

Ms Seabeck, who is the MP for Plymouth Moor View, was parliamentary advisor to former housing minister Nick Raynsford for 12 years, focusing on housing, planning and local government.

The Labour Party confirmed Ms Seabeck would be part of the shadow CLG team over the weekend, alongside Barbara Keeley, Jack Dromey, and Chris Williamson

Readers' comments (6)

Comments are only open to subscribers of Inside Housing

Already a subscriber?

If you’re already a subscriber to Inside Housing, your subscription may not be linked to your online account. You can link your subscription from within the My Account section of the website and clicking on Link My Account.

Not yet a subscriber?

If you don't yet subscribe to Inside Housing, please visit our subscription page to view our various subscription packages.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

sign in register

Newsletter Sign-up

Related

Articles

  • Healey resigns from shadow cabinet

    27 June 2016

    Labour’s shadow housing and planning minister has resigned from his cabinet position, citing a lack of confidence in Jeremy Corbyn.

  • Casting a shadow

    21 October 2015

    As Universal Credit continues to be rolled out, Simon Brandon finds out how members of our welfare reform focus group are dealing with the changes

  • Trickett named shadow communities secretary

    14 September 2015

    Jon Trickett, the left wing MP, has succeeded Emma Reynolds as shadow communities and local government secretary.

  • Corbyn yet to appoint shadow communities secretary

    14 September 2015

    Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn has started to appoint his shadow cabinet but has yet to announce who is taking up the communities and work and pensions portfolios.

  • Welsh housing minister backs CIH diversity drive

    6 July 2015

    The Welsh housing minister and four of the leading housing and equality organisations in Wales have backed the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) drive for greater diversity in housing.

IH Subscription