Diane Abbott

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Person.png Diane Abbott   Powerbase Sourcewatch Twitter Website WikiquoteRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Dianne Abbot.jpg
BornDiane Julie Abbott
London, England, UK
Alma materNewnham College, Cambridge
Children1 son
SpouseRichard Thompson
Member ofCovid Action UK, Home Affairs Select Committee
UK politician, close ally of Jeremy Corbyn

Employment.png Shadow Home Secretary Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
6 October 2016 - 5 April 2020
Preceded byAndy Burnham

Employment.png Shadow Secretary of State for Health Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
27 June 2016 - 6 October 2016

Employment.png Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

In office
13 September 2015 - 27 June 2016
Succeeded byKate Osamor

Employment.png Shadow Minister for Public Health

In office
9 October 2010 - 8 October 2013
Succeeded byLuciana Berger

Diane Abbott is a British politician. She has been a Member of Parliament from the Labour Party for over 30 years. She is on the left of the Labour Party and was a close ally of Jeremy Corbyn, serving in his Shadow Cabinet from beginning to end. She now sits on the backbenches.


A Document by Diane Abbott

TitleDocument typePublication dateSubject(s)Description
Document:Diane Abbott – 2019 Speech on Julian AssangeSpeech11 April 2019Wikileaks
Julian Assange
Chelsea Manning
We only have to look at the treatment of Chelsea Manning to see what awaits Julian Assange if he is extradited to the US


Related Document

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:Spiteful misogynistic bullying of Diane Abbott and left-wing staff laid out in internal party reportArticle13 April 2020Lamiat SabinLabour General Secretary Iain McNicol, Executive Director for Elections Patrick Heneghan, and Mr McNicol’s office manager Tracey Allen mocked Diane Abbott and insinuated that she had faked illness towards the end of the 2017 General Election campaign.
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