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Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
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Incumbent
Life_peer
since 18 November 2016
Category Shadow Cabinet position
Inaugural holder Drogue
Number of Shadow Foreign Secretaries since September 2013 9

The Shadow Foreign Secretary, known in full as the Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, is a member of the opposition's shadow cabinet that shadows the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. The Shadow Foreign Secretary is responsible for holding them to account and has the ability to ask the Foreign Secretary two questions at question times. The current Shadow Foreign Secretary is Life_peer, who was appointed by Leader of the Opposition mobbsy91 on 18 November 2016.

List of Shadow Foreign Secretaries

Drogue was appointed as the first Shadow Foreign Secretary for the Labour Party following the first general election. Since shadow cabinet records began in September 2013, there have been 9 Shadow Foreign Secretaries.

Shadow Foreign Secretary Alternative Role Party Took office Left office
RoryS Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and EU Affairs, International Trade and Defence Labour September 2013 March 2014
bun Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Defence Conservative April 2014 August 2014
Cryptographic Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Defence Conservative August 2014 October 2014
tehFrance Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Defence Conservative November 2014 April 2015
bun Conservative May 2015 July 2015
Saracen's Fez Labour July 2015 August 2015
bun Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and Education Conservative October 2015 April 2016
DanE1998 Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Defence and International Development Labour April 2016 May 2016
RayApparently Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Defence and International Development Labour May 2016 June 2016
DanE1998 Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Defence and International Development Labour June 2016 August 2016
JoeL1994 Labour August 2016 October 2016
Life_peer Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and Defence Department Conservative November 2016 Incumbent

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