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|Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs|
5 April 2020
|Leader||Sir Keir Starmer|
|Preceded by||Emily Thornberry|
|Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change|
13 September 2015 – 27 June 2016
|Preceded by||Caroline Flint|
|Succeeded by||Barry Gardiner|
|Member of Parliament
6 May 2010
|Preceded by||Neil Turner|
Lisa Eva Nandy
9 August 1979
|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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