Wolverhampton North East Labour MP, Emma Reynolds, has been promoted to the opposition front bench in Parliament. She will be a shadow junior Foreign Office Minister working in Yvette Cooperâ€™s team.
Emma has a long interest in foreign affairs, having worked abroad for many years and as a Special Adviser at the Foreign Office in the last Government. She speaks several foreign languages â€“ French, Spanish and Italian.
Emma said: â€œI am delighted to be promoted by our new leader, Ed Miliband, to the Labour front bench. It is a great privilege to work with the Shadow Foreign Secretary, Yvette Cooper and her team in holding the Government to account in this crucial area.â€