|Shadow Secretary of State for Justice|
|Since November 2016.|
|Category||Shadow Cabinet position|
|Number of Shadow Justice Secretaries since September 2013||6|
The Shadow Justice Secretary, known in full as the Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, is a member of the opposition's shadow cabinet that shadows the Secretary of State for Justice. The Shadow Justice Secretary is responsible for holding them to account and has the ability to ask the Justice Secretary two questions at question times. The current Shadow Justice Secretary is Wilhuff Tarkin, who was appointed by Leader of the Opposition mobbsy91 in November 2016.
List of Shadow Justice Secretaries
arkbar was appointed as the first Shadow Justice Secretary for the Labour Party following the first general election. Since shadow cabinet records began in September 2013, there have been 6 Shadow Justice Secretaries.
|Shadow Justice Secretary||Alternative Role||Party||Took office||Left office|
|Endless Blue||Labour||September 2013||March 2014|
|Rakas21||Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department and Justice||Conservative||April 2014||October 2014|
|thehistorybore||Conservative||May 2015||July 2015|
|United1892||Labour||July 2015||August 2015|
|thehistorybore||Conservative||October 2015||April 2016|
|EricAteYou||Shadow Secretary of State for Justice and the Home Department||Labour||April 2016||June 2016|
|Wilhuff Tarkin||Conservative||November 2016||Incumbent|