|Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport|
|Category||Shadow Cabinet position|
|Inaugural holders||zhivago and White_redrose|
|Number of Shadow Culture Secretaries since September 2013||4|
The Shadow Culture Secretary, known in full as the Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, is a member of the opposition's shadow cabinet that shadows the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. The Shadow Culture Secretary is responsible for holding them to account and has the ability to ask the Culture Secretary two questions at question times. The current Shadow Foreign Secretary is Nirvana1989-1994, who was appointed by Leader of the Opposition mobbsy91 on 23 December 2016.
List of Shadow Culture Secretaries
zhivago and White_redrose were appointed as the first Shadow Culture Secretaries for the Labour Party following the first general election. Since shadow cabinet records began in September 2013, there have been 4 Shadow Culture Secretaries.
|Shadow Culture Secretary||Alternative Role||Party||Took office||Left office|
|miser||Green||September 2013||March 2014|
|LSEMaybe?||Conservative||November 2014||April 2015|
|localblackguy||Shadow Secretary of State for Transport, Culture, Media and Sport||Labour||July 2015||August 2015|
|Nirvana1989-1994||Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department and Media & Culture||Conservative||December 2016||Incumbent|