|Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills|
|Category||Shadow Cabinet position|
|Number of Shadow Business Secretaries since September 2013||7|
The Shadow Business Secretary, known in full as the Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, is a member of the opposition's shadow cabinet that shadows the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills. The Shadow Business Secretary is responsible for holding them to account and has the ability to ask the Business Secretary two questions at question times. The current Shadow Business Secretary is fleky6910, who was appointed by Leader of the Opposition mobbsy91 on 9 February 2017.
List of Shadow Business Secretaries
Oblivious was appointed as the first Shadow Business Secretary for the Labour Party following the first general election. Since shadow cabinet records began in September 2013, there have been 7 Shadow Business Secretaries.
|Shadow Business Secretary||Alternative Role||Party||Took office||Left office|
|Kittiara||Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation, Pensions, Industrial Relations and Welfare||Green||September 2013||March 2014|
|The Financier||Shadow Minister of State for Work, Business, Innovation and Skills||Conservative||November 2014||July 2015|
|That Bearded Man||Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation, Skills, Work and Pensions||Labour||July 2015||August 2015|
|The Financier||Conservative||October 2015||April 2016|
|McRite||Shadow Secretary of State for Enterprise, Work and Pensions||Labour||June 2016||August 2016|
|TheDefiniteArticle||Shadow Secretary of State for Enterprise, Work and Pensions||Labour||August 2016||October 2016|
|adam9317||Shadow Secretary of State for Business and Industry, and Work and Pensions||Conservative||November 2016||January 2017|
|fleky6910||Shadow Secretary of State for Business and Industry, and Work and Pensions||Conservative||February 2017||Incumbent|