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Lisa Nandy

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Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Assumed office
5 April 2020
Leader Sir Keir Starmer
Shadowing Dominic Raab
Preceded by Emily Thornberry
Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
In office
13 September 2015 – 27 June 2016
Leader Jeremy Corbyn
Shadowing Amber Rudd
Preceded by Caroline Flint
Succeeded by Barry Gardiner
Member of Parliament
for Wigan
Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded by Neil Turner
Majority 6,728 (14.9%)
Personal details
Born
Lisa Eva Nandy

9 August 1979 (1979-08-09) (age 42)
Manchester, England
Political party Labour
Relations Frank Byers
Children 1
Parents Louise Nandy
Dipak Nandy
Alma mater Newcastle University
University of London

Lisa Eva Nandy (born 9 August 1979) is a British Labour Party politician. She has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Wigan since 2010. She was Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change from September 2015 until June 2016. She became the Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs on 5 April 2020.

Nandy ran in the 2020 Labour Party leadership election. Out of three candidates she came in third place and received 79,597 votes, representing 16.2% of the total vote.

A day after the 2020 Labour Party leadership election on 5 April 2020, the winning candidate, Keir Starmer, appointed Nandy in the shadow cabinet in the role of Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.

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