Shami Chakrabarti appointed shadow attorney general


Former Liberty director Shami Chakrabarti has been appointed as the new shadow attorney general and Dawn Butler is shadow minister of black and minority ethnic communities (BAME) in what Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called the “most diverse shadow cabinet ever”. After being re-elected last week, Corbyn has started work on reshuffling his front bench and bringing stability to the Labour party after months of unrest. In the most high-profile appointments announced on Thursday (6) evening, his long-term ally Diane Abbot has been promoted to shadow home secretary while Clive Lewis is the new shadow business secretary and Keir Starmer…

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