Ivan Lewis MP was announced as the new Shadow Secretary of State for International Development in the reshuffle on Friday, replacing Harriet Harman in this role.
LCID would like to welcome Ivan Lewis to his new role, and look forward to working with him to keep international development high on the political agenda, and raise awareness of international development issues among Party members.
Ivan Lewis was previously the parliamentary under-Secretary of State for International Development from October 2008 – June 2009 and Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs under Gordon Brown from June 2009 – May 2010.
The full new International Development shadow teamhas now been announced –
Rt Hon Ivan Lewis MP
Tony Cunningham MP
Rushanara Ali MP
Baroness (Glenys) Kinnock
LCID would also like to thank Harriet Harman for her work as Shadow Secretary of State, her support of LCID, and welcome her continued commitment to International Development.