Who is in Rishi Sunak’s ‘interim’ top team?

Here are the shadow ministers who Rishi Sunak has appointed to the interim opposition frontbench:

Leader of the opposition – Rishi Sunak

Deputy leader of the opposition and shadow chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster – Oliver Dowden

Shadow chancellor of the exchequer – Jeremy Hunt

Shadow secretary of state for foreign, commonwealth and development affairs – Andrew Mitchell

Lord Cameron and Andrew Mitchell in Downing Street
Former deputy foreign secretary Andrew Mitchell (right) takes on Lord Cameron’s former Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office brief in opposition (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Shadow home secretary – James Cleverly

Shadow secretary of state for defence – James Cartlidge

Shadow secretary of state for justice – Ed Argar

Shadow secretary of state for science, innovation and technology – Andrew Griffith

Shadow health and social care secretary – Victoria Atkins

Shadow secretary of state for Levelling Up, housing and communities – Kemi Badenoch

Kemi Badenoch speaks at a conference
Kemi Badenoch becomes shadow Levelling Up secretary (Lucy North/PA)

Shadow secretary of state for the environment, food and rural affairs – Steve Barclay

Shadow leader of the House of Commons – Chris Philp

Shadow leader of the House of Lords – Lord True

Shadow secretary of state for business and trade – Kevin Hollinrake

Shadow secretary of state for energy security and net zero – Claire Coutinho

Shadow secretary of state for work and pensions – Mel Stride

Shadow secretary of state for education – Damian Hinds

Shadow secretary of state for transport – Helen Whately

Shadow secretary of state for culture, media and sport – Julia Lopez

Shadow attorney general – Jeremy Wright

Shadow secretary of state for Northern Ireland – Alex Burghart

Shadow secretary of state for Scotland – John Lamont

Shadow secretary of state for Wales – Lord Davies of Gower

Opposition chief whip – Stuart Andrew

Shadow chief secretary to the treasury – Laura Trott

Shadow paymaster general – John Glen

Shadow security minister – Tom Tugendhat

Shadow veterans minister – Andrew Bowie

Shadow women and equalities minister – Mims Davies

Opposition chief whip – Stuart Andrew