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Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department
Aidenj
Incumbent
aidenj
since 1 February 2018
Category Shadow Cabinet position
Inaugural holder WhatFreshHell?
Number of Shadow Home Secretaries since September 2013 13

The Shadow Home Secretary, known in full as the Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department, is a member of the opposition's shadow cabinet that shadows the Secretary of State for the Home Department. The Shadow Home Secretary is responsible for holding them to account and has the ability to ask the Home Secretary two questions at question times. The current Shadow Home Secretary is aidenj, who was appointed to the position by Saracen's Fez on 1 February 2018.

List of Shadow Home Secretaries

WhatFreshHell? was appointed as the first Shadow Home Secretary for the Labour Party following the first general election. Since shadow cabinet records began in September 2013, there have been 13 Shadow Home Secretaries.

Shadow Home Secretary Alternative Role Party Took office Left office
Superunknown17 Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department and Paymaster Green September 2013 March 2014
Rakas21 Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department and Justice Conservative April 2014 October 2014
alexgr97 Conservative November 2014 April 2015
talentedlobster Conservative May 2015 July 2015
DanE1998 Labour July 2015 August 2015
Tanqueray91 Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department and

Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

Conservative October 2015 April 2016
EricAteYou Shadow Secretary of State for Justice and the Home Department Labour April 2016 June 2016
SakuraCayla Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department and Public Services Labour June 2016 August 2016
DanE1998 Labour August 2016 October 2016
Nirvana1989-1994 Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department and Media & Culture Conservative December 2016 May 2017
Tanqueray91 Conservative
June 2017
CoffeeGeek Conservative June 2017 December 2017
Dafios9128 Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department, Justice and Defence Labour December 2017 February 2018
aidenj Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department, Housing and Communities Labour February 2018 incumbent