Jeremy Corbyn gives top jobs to John McDonnell and Andy Burnham
14 September 2015
From the section UK Politics
Andy Burnham, left, and John McDonnell, centre, were both given high-profile jobs by new leader Jeremy Corbyn
Jeremy Corbyn has named John McDonnell shadow chancellor and defeated leadership candidate Andy Burnham shadow home secretary.
Hilary Benn will be shadow foreign secretary in the new Labour leader’s first shadow cabinet.
Lord Falconer will be shadow justice secretary, Angela Eagle will be shadow business secretary and Lewisham MP Heidi Alexander will oversee health.
Chuka Umunna said he was leaving the front bench by “mutual agreement”.
Mary Creagh also joined a number of …read more
Source:: BBC UK