Shadow Secretary of State for Trade

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Employment.png Shadow Secretary of State for Trade 
(UK Shadow Cabinet)

Uk MP in charge of shadowing the Secretary of State for Business and Trade.

The Shadow Secretary of State for Business and Trade is an office within British politics held by a member of His Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition. The duty of the office holder is to scrutinise the actions of the government's Secretary of State for Business and Trade and develop alternative policies. The office holder is a member of the Shadow Cabinet.


Office Holders on Wikispooks

David Willetts6 May 20058 December 2005
James Arbuthnot6 November 20036 May 2005
John Whittingdale18 September 200123 July 2002
Margaret Beckett19 October 19952 May 1997
Robin Cook18 July 199220 October 1994
Gordon Brown2 November 198924 July 1992
John Smith26 October 198413 July 1987
Peter Shore31 October 198326 October 1984
Peter Archer24 November 198231 October 1983
John Smith4 May 197924 November 1982
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