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Oberon Houston

Shadow Cabinet:

1. Leader: David Cameron
2. Home & Deputy Leader: Malcolm Rifkind
3. Chancellor: Ken Clarke
4. Home: William Hague
5. Health: Caroline Spelman
6. Education: George Osborne
7. Defence: David Davis
8. Trade & Industry: David Willetts
9. Transport: Alan Duncan
10. Work & Pensions: Liam Fox
11. Environment: Boris Johnson
12. Leader of the House: Chris Grayling
13. Family, Culture, Media & Sport: Theresa May
14. Iain Duncan Smiths role: None
15. Head of Policy Development: David Willets
16. Biggest promotion awarded to: Ken to Chancellor
17. Biggest sacking from shadow cabinet: Ancram
18. Most surprising appointment: Caroline to Health

John Moss

Shadow Chancellor: Hague - beating up GB every Tuesday for the next two years!
Shadow Home Secretary: Fox
Shadow Foreign Secretary: Rifkind - gravitas!
Chairman: - Duncan - what fun we'll have!
Chief Whip: McLoughlin
Theresa May's role: Shadow DCMS
Iain Duncan Smith's role: Shadow Education
Ken Clarke's role: retirement?
David Davis' role: Leader
Oliver Letwin's role: Environment
Deputy Leader: Cameron
Head of Policy Development: Greg Clark/Nick Herbert
Biggest promotion awarded to (state who and to where): Villiers - Shadow Chief Secretary to Treasury
Biggest sacking from shadow cabinet: Lansley
Most surprising appointment (state who and to where: Spelman - health

wasp

Chancellor Osborne
Home Sec Hague
Foreign Sec Fox
Chairman Maude
Whip McLoughlin
Teresa May DCMS

IDS Urban renewal/social justice

Ken Clarke No role
David Davis Defense/dep leader
Oli Letwin Defra
Dep Leader Davis
Policy Development Willetts
Promotion Hague
Sacking Redwood
Surprise Spellman to Education

Haymarket

Shadow Chancellor: Hague
Shadow Home Secretary: Davis
Shadow Foreign Secretary: Fox
Chairman: Osborne
Chief Whip: Maude
Theresa May's role: Education
Iain Duncan Smith's role: Vice Chairman (social justice)
Ken Clarke's role: Deputy Leader
David Davis' role: Home
Oliver Letwin's role: Hd of Policy Development
Deputy Leader: Clarke
Head of Policy Development: Letwin
Biggest promotion awarded to (state who and to where): Spelman to Health
Biggest sacking from shadow cabinet: Willetts
Most surprising appointment (state who and to where: Clarke as Deputy Leader

Martin Smith

Shadow Chancellor: George Osborne

Shadow Home Secretary: Dominic Grieve

Shadow Foreign Secretary: Malcolm Rifkind

Chairman: Francis Maude

Chief Whip: Patrick McLoughlin

Theresa May's role: co-chairman....?

Iain Duncan Smith's role: same as now

Ken Clarke's role: Shadow Attorney General

David Davis' role: Deputy Leader

Oliver Letwin's role: Environment (good at it)

Deputy Leader: Davis

Head of Policy Development: Michael Gove

Biggest promotion awarded to (state who and to where): Gove (from backbench newcomer to Policy Development)

Biggest sacking from shadow cabinet: Willetts

Most surprising appointment (state who and to where): Grieve&Clarke to home affairs and attorney general: might not happen but I just think they'd be great at kicking the government's destruction of the constitution and civil liberties.

Hague at defence and Fox at health would both humiliate their opposite numbers, while promotions for Afriyie, Greening, Vaizey and Herbert to shadow junior ministerial positions would be welcome...

a very solid team

Shadow Chancellor: Hague
Shadow Home Secretary: Davis
Shadow Foreign Secretary: Rifkind
Chairman: Fox
Chief Whip: Grayling
Theresa May's role: Transport
Iain Duncan Smith's role: Vice Chairman (social justice)
Ken Clarke's role: British American Tobacco & MP for Rushcliffe
David Davis' role: Deputy Leader & Home
Oliver Letwin's role: Environment
Deputy Leader: Davis
Head of Policy Development: Willetts
Biggest promotion awarded to (state who and to where): Hague to Shadow Chancellor
Biggest sacking from shadow cabinet: Duncan for welcoming Lord Archer back to the party.
Most surprising appointment (state who and to where: Davis as deputy leader.

Merry

Shadow Chancellor: Hague
Shadow Home Secretary: Spelman
Shadow Foreign Secretary: Fox
Defence: Davis
Leader of Commons: Rifkind
International Development : Gove
Chairman: Osborne
Head of Policy Development: Letwin
Education: Willets
Health: Grayling
Environment: Maude
Transport: Lansley
Work & Pensions: Frank Fields
Chief Whip: McLoughlin
Theresa May's role: Culture & Media
Iain Duncan Smith's role: Social Justice
Ken Clarke's role: Backbenches
David Davis' role: Defence
Oliver Letwin's role: Policy Development
Deputy Leader: Fox
Biggest promotion awarded to (state who and to where): Spelman to Shadow Home Affairs/ Gove to International Development
Biggest sacking from shadow cabinet: Duncan
Most surprising appointment (state who and to where): Frank Field at Work & Pensions/
Spelman to Shadow Home Affairs

PD James

Shadow Chancellor: William Hague
Shadow Home Secretary: Ken Clarke
Shadow Foreign Secretary: Malcolm Rifkind
Chairman: Francis Maude
Chief Whip: Crispin Blunt
Theresa May's role: Local Government
Iain Duncan Smith's role: No role
Ken Clarke's role: Shadow Home Secretary
David Davis' role: Trade and Industry
Oliver Letwin's role: DEFRA
Deputy Leader: John Ancram
Head of Policy Development: Gove and Osborne
Biggest promotion awarded to (state who and to where): Hague to Chancellor
Biggest sacking from shadow cabinet: Andrew Mitchell
Most surprising appointment (state who and to where):John Bercow to International Development

Peter Littleton

Shadow Chancellor: George Osborne
Shadow Home Sec: Liam Fox
Shadow Foreign Sec: William Hague
Chairman: Francis Maude
Chief Whip: Patrick McCloughlin

Theresa May's Role: Health Sec.
Ian Duncan Smith's Role: None
Ken Clarke's Role: None
David Davis' Role: None
Oliver Letwin's Role: Work and Pensions

Deputy Leader: Sir Malcolm Rifkind
Head of Policy: David Willetts

Biggest Promotion:
Hague - Backbencher to Shadow Foreign Sec.
Biggest Sacking:
David Davis - Sacked from Home Affairs and declining any other position.
Most Surprising:
Anne Widdecome - Local Government

ALJames

Deputy Leader: George Osborne
Chancellor: William Hague
Home Secretary: David Davis
Foreign Secretary: Francis Maude
Health: Liam Fox
Transport: Julie Kirkbride
Party Chairman: Sir Malcolm Rifkind
Local Government: Ed Vaizey
Work and Pensions: David Willetts
Culture, Media and Sport: Boris Johnson
Attorney General: Edward Leigh
Education: Theresa May
Environment: Oliver Letwin
Northern Ireland: Chris Grayling
Chief Secretary to the Treasury: Alan Duncan
Constitutional Affairs: Oliver Heald
Chief Whip: Patrick McLaughlin
Trade and Industry: Dominic Grieve
Leader of the House: Caroline Spelman
Deregulation: John Redwood
Defence: Michael Ancram
Family: Justine Greening
Policy Development: Michael Gove
International Development: John Bercow
Biggest Promotion: Hague/Ed Vaizey
Biggest Sacking(s): Mitchell/Lidington
Most Surprising: Francis Maude to Shadow Foreign Secretary

Nelson, Norfolk

Shadow Chancellor, Ken Clerke
Shadow Foreign Sec, Liam Fox
Shadow Home Sec, John Redwood
Shadow Health,Justine Greening
Shadow Defence, Alan Duncan
Shadow Local Govt, Theresa may
Shadow Leader of the House, Oliver Letwin
Northern Ireland etc, Francis Maude
Party Chairman, William Hague
Chief Whip, George Osborne
Shadow Education, Caroline Spelman
Shadow Transport, Peter Lilley
Shadow Works& Pension, David Willetts
Shadow Leader of the Lords, Lord Strathclyde
Shadow DTI, Andrew Lansley
Biggest Sacking, Mitchell
Biggest Promotion, Justine Greening


the best way forward

Shadow Chancellor: Liam Fox
Shadow Home Secretary: David Willetts
Shadow Foreign Secretary: William Hague Chairman: Andreew Lansley
Chief Whip: Chris Grayling
Theresa May's role: Transport
Iain Duncan Smith's role: Party Vice Chairman
Ken Clarke's role: Loyal MP and media interviewee
David Davis' role: Deputy Leader
Oliver Letwin's role: Environment
Deputy Leader: David Davis
Head of Policy Development: Michael Gove
Biggest promotion awarded to (state who and to where): Hague to Shadow Foreign Secretary
Biggest sacking from shadow cabinet: John Redwood
Most surprising appointment (state who and to where): William Hague to Shadow Foreign Secretary (should be the Shadow Chancellor)

Edward Lennox

Shadow Chancellor: George Osborne
Shadow Home Secretary: Liam Fox
Shadow Foreign Secretary: William Hague
Chairman: Francis Maude
Chief Whip: Oliver Heald
Theresa May's role: Shadow Leader of Commons
Iain Duncan Smith's role: Spokesman for Communities, Inner Cities and Social Justice
Ken Clarke's role: None. Will be a backbencher, but available for occasional frontbench performances
David Davis' role: Shadow Defence and deputy leader
Oliver Letwin's role: Shadow Constitutional Affairs
Deputy Leader: David Davis (as above)
Head of Policy Development: Michael Gove and Nick Herbert
Biggest promotion awarded to (state who and to where): Caroline Spelman - from Local Government to Education
Biggest sacking from shadow cabinet: John Redwood (Ancram has already said he'll go and I expect Maclean to resign, so would not count that as a sacking)
Most surprising appointment (state who and to where): Chris Grayling from shadow Commons Leader to Health

westminster tory

Shadow Chancellor: William Hague (Cameron and Osborne should insist)
Shadow Home Secretary: David Davis
Shadow Foreign Secretary: Liam Fox

Chairman: Chris Grayling
Chief Whip: Patrick McLoughlin
Theresa May's role: Health
Iain Duncan Smith's role: Defence
Ken Clarke's role: None
David Davis' role: Home
Oliver Letwin's role: Environment
Deputy Leader: None
Head of Policy Development: David Willets
Biggest promotion awarded to (state who and to where): Hague to Shadow Chancellor
Biggest sacking from shadow cabinet: John Redwood
Most surprising appointment (state who and to where): New leadership managed to persuade Hague to do it.

vic

Shadow Chancellor: Liam Fox
Shadow Home Secretary: Malcolm Rifkind
Shadow Foreign Secretary: William Hague
Chairman: George Osbourne
Chief Whip: David Maclean
Theresa May's role: Health
Iain Duncan Smith's role: Social Policy (or similar role)
Ken Clarke's role: None
David Davis' role: Defence
Oliver Letwin's role: DEFRA
Deputy Leader: Liam Fox
Head of Policy Development: David Willetts
Biggest promotion awarded to (state who and to where): Teresa Villiers to Minister for Europe
Biggest sacking from shadow cabinet: John Redwood
Most surprising appointment (state who and to where): Boris Johnson to Youth Minister

Edmund Unneland

As an American, I'm probably just revealing the depths of my ignorance of life in the UK as it is actually lived (like when John Locke put together a constitution for colonial Carolina that had to be scrapped after a few years); nonetheless, here goes (wishing that Alan Clark was still among the living ):

Shadow Chancellor: Cameron (if Davis wins)

Shadow Home Secretary: Theresa May

Shadow Foreign Secretary: Kenneth Clarke

Chairman: Boris Johnson

Chief Whip: Edward Leigh

Theresa May's role: Home Sec'y

Iain Duncan Smith's role: Party Chairman

Ken Clarke's role: Foreign Sec'y

David Davis' role: Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition

Oliver Letwin's role: Deputy Leader

Deputy Leader: Oliver Letwin

Head of Policy Development: Edward Vaizey

Biggest promotion awarded to (state who and to where): Edward Leigh, Chief Whip

Biggest sacking from shadow cabinet: Malcolm Rifkind

Most surprising appointment (state who and to where): Theresa May, Home Affairs

Edmund Unneland

Damn it, my post previous is internally inconsistent. Of course, Boris Johnson for Party Chairman and no role for Iain Duncan Smith (my guess is that he doesn't want one for the time being given his work for the Campaign for Social Justice).

james

1. Shadow Chancellor: William Hague
2. Shadow Home Secretary: David Davis
3. Shadow Foreign Secretary: Liam Fox
4. Chairman: George Osborne
5. Chief Whip: John Hayes
6. Theresa May's role: Culture
7. Iain Duncan Smith's role: Advisor to shadow cabinet on social justice
8. Ken Clarke's role: Deputy Leader
9. David Davis' role: Home
10. Oliver Letwin's role: Head of Policy
11. Deputy Leader: Ken Clarke
12. Head of Policy Development: Oliver Letwin

Andy Cooke

Shadow Chancellor: Ken Clarke
Shadow Home Secretary: George Osbourne
Shadow Foreign Secretary: William Hague
Chairman: Francis Maude
Chief Whip: Patrick McLoughlin
Theresa May's role: Shadow Health
Iain Duncan Smith's role: None
Ken Clarke's role: Shadow Chancellor
David Davis' role: Deputy Leader and Shadow Leader of the House
Oliver Letwin's role: Environment
Deputy Leader: David Davis
Head of Policy Development: David Willets
Biggest promotion awarded to (state who and to where): Ken Clarke – Shadow Chancellor
Biggest sacking from shadow cabinet: David Maclean
Most surprising appointment (state who and to where): Boris Johnson – International Development

TField

Shadow Chancellor: Osborne
Shadow Home Secretary: Fox
Shadow Foreign Secretary: Lansley
Chairman: Maude
Chief Whip: Edward Leigh
Theresa May's role: Health
Iain Duncan Smith's role: none
Ken Clarke's role: none
David Davis' role: Defence
Oliver Letwin's role: Work & P (Spelman replacing Letwin at Environment)
Deputy Leader: DD
Head of Policy Development: Gove
Biggest promotion awarded to (state who and to where): Hague to Education
Biggest sacking from shadow cabinet: Willets
Most surprising appointment (state who and to where): Julie Kirkbride to replace Mitchell at Int. Development

cfox

Shadow Chancellor: Hague
Shadow Home Secretary: Fox
Shadow Foreign Secretary: Davis
Chairman: Lansley
Chief Whip: Grayling
Theresa May's role: Health
Iain Duncan Smith's role: none
Ken Clarke's role: none
David Davis' role: Foreign
Oliver Letwin's role: Environment
Deputy Leader: DD
Head of Policy Development: Willetts
Biggest promotion awarded to (state who and to where): Hague to Shadow Chancellor
Biggest sacking from shadow cabinet: John Redwood
Most surprising appointment (state who and to where): David Davis to Deputy Leader

Chris D


Shadow chancellor: Ken Clarke
Shadow Home Secretary: William Hague
Shadow Foreign Secretary: Liam Fox
Chairman: Boris Johnston
Chief Whip: Grayling
Theresa May: Education
Iain Duncan Smith: a role in Policy development.
Ken Clarke: see above
David Davis: Defence
Oliver Letwin: Transport
Deputy Leader: David Davis
Head of Policy Development: David Willets (role for Michael Gove and Iain Duncan Smith)
Biggest promotion: Ken Clarke to Shadow Chancellor.
Biggest sacking: John Redwood
Most surprising appointment: Boris Johnston as Chairman

MattSimpson

Shadow Chancellor: George Osborne
Shadow Home Secretary: Liam Fox
Shadow Foreign Secretary: William Hague
Chairman: Francis Maude
Chief Whip: Oliver Heald
Theresa May's role: Education
Iain Duncan Smith's role: Social Justice/Family
Ken Clarke's role: none
David Davis' role: Leader of the House / Deputy Leader
Oliver Letwin's role: Transport
Deputy Leader: David Davis
Head of Policy Development: Ed Vaizey
Biggest promotion awarded to (state who and to where): Michael Gove to International Devt
Biggest sacking from shadow cabinet: It's got to be Redwood
Most surprising appointment (state who and to where): Nick Herbert to Shadow Chief Secretary to Treasury

William Murphy

Why on earth would John Redwood be sacked ? He's the most talented, clear thinking and hard working of the lot. Not saying it won't happen - just it shouldn't and would be completely undeserved. He should be the leader actually.

Free Democrat

Shadow Chancellor: George Osbourne
Shadow Home Secretary: Liam Fox
Shadow Foreign Secretary: William Hague
Chairman: Theresa May
Chief Whip: Patrick McLoughlin
Theresa May's role: Chairman
Iain Duncan Smith's role: none in the Shadow Cabinet
Ken Clarke's role: none in the Shadow Cabinet
David Davis' role: Defence and Deputy Leader
Oliver Letwin's role: Head of Policy Development
Deputy Leader: David Davis
Head of Policy Development: Oliver Letwin
Biggest promotion awarded to (state who and to where): Theresa May coming back as Chairman
Biggest sacking from shadow cabinet: John Redwood
Most surprising appointment (state who and to where): Boris Johnson at Transport

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