Jeremy Corbyn appoints Portsmouth's Stephen Morgan to opposition frontbench
AN MP has been appointed as a shadow minister.
Portsmouth South's Stephen Morgan took up the role in the shdow communities secretary's team, his office announced yesterday.
Mr Morgan has 15 years' experience as a local council officer, including as head of community engagement for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea between 2008-2015.
He was elected as a councillor at Portsmouth City Council, where he previously worked as an officer, in 2017 before being elected as Portsmouth South MP in 2017.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said: ‘I’m pleased to announce Stephen Morgan as our new shadow minister for communities and welcome him to our frontbench.’
Mr Morgan said: ‘For too long cities like Portsmouth and others across this nation have been neglected and forgotten. Our communities have been stripped of assets, hitting the poorest hardest.’