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Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
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Incumbent
Aph
since 13 May 2018
Category Shadow Cabinet position
Inaugural holder Musafir_85
Number of Shadow Work and Pensions Secretaries since September 2013 11

The Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, known in full as the Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, is a member of the opposition's shadow cabinet that shadows the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions. The Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary is responsible for holding them to account and has the ability to ask the Work and Pensions Secretary two questions at question times. The current Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary is Aph, who was appointed by Leader of the Opposition Saracen's Fez on 13 May 2018.

List of Shadow Work and Pensions Secretaries

Musafir_85 was appointed as the first Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary for the Labour Party following the first general election. Since shadow cabinet records began in September 2013, there have been 11 Shadow Work and Pensions Secretaries.

Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Alternative Role Party Took office Left office
Krollo Conservative May 2015 July 2015
That Bearded Man Labour July 2015 August 2015
Krollo Conservative October 2015 April 2016
DanE1998 Labour May 2016 June 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 December 2017
RayApparently Under the remit of the Shadow Chancellor Labour December 2017 February 2018
Dafios9128 Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Welfare and Infrastructure Labour February 2018 May 2018
Aph Labour May 2018 incumbent