|Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government|
|Category||Shadow Cabinet position|
|Number of Shadow Communities Secretaries since September 2013||9|
The Shadow Communities Secretary, known in full as the Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, is a member of the opposition's shadow cabinet that shadows the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. The Shadow Communities Secretary is responsible for holding them to account and has the ability to ask the Communities Secretary two questions at question times. The position of Shadow Communities Secretary is not currently in use.
List of Shadow Communities Secretaries
Nafisa was appointed as the first Shadow Communities Secretary for the Labour Party following the first general election. Since shadow cabinet records began in September 2013, there have been 9 Shadow Communities Secretaries.
|Shadow Communities Secretary||Alternative Role||Party||Took office||Left office|
|Cheese_Monster||Shadow Secretary of State for Communities, Local Government and Devolution||Green||September 2013||March 2014|
|Will95206||Shadow Secretary of State for Health, Education and Local Government||Conservative||April 2014||August 2014|
|MangoFreak||Shadow Minister of State for Local Government||Conservative||August 2014||October 2014|
|Krollo||Conservative||May 2015||July 2015|
|cranbrook_aspie||Shadow Secretary of State for Devolution, Communities and Local Government||Labour||July 2015||August 2015|
|hazzer1998||Shadow Secretary of State for Communities, Local Government and Health||Conservative||October 2015||February 2016|
|jamestg||Shadow Secretary of State for Communities, Local Government and Health||Conservative||February 2016||April 2016|
|Quamquam123||Shadow Secretary of State for Constitutional Reform, Local Government and Devolution||Labour||June 2016||August 2016|
|EricAteYou||Shadow Secretary of State for Constitutional Reform, Local Government and Devolution||Labour||August 2016||October 2016|