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PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Anneliese Dodds has been sacked as Shadow Chancellor as Labour leader Keir Starmer reshuffles his frontbench following disastrous election results. Shadow Cabinet Office Minister Rachel Reeves is tipped to take the role, the Mirror reports. Ms Dodds is expected to be demoted to become party chairwoman. Nick Brown, a veteran of Blair and Brown governments, was ousted as Chief Whip and replaced by Sir Alan Campbell. Read More Related Articles The 11 lockdown changes Boris Johnson is expected to announce tomorrow Read More Related Articles "Time has stopped... and it's not real": Family pay tribute to 'beautiful' mum, 33, who died in M66 crash A spokesman for Mr Brown insisted it was on good terms, saying: "Nick thinks it’s a reasonable time for Nick to move on. "He and Keir have parted on good terms, with mutual respect. He wishes Keir and the new Chief Whip every success." Announcing his shadow cabinet reshuffle, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said: “The Labour Party must be the party that embraces the demand for change across our country. “That will require bold ideas and a relentless focus on the priorities of the British people.
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. “In the last 24 hours we have seen fantastic results for Labour metro mayors, as well as the Labour government in Wales under Mark Drakeford. “They have shown the difference Labour can make in power, standing up for their communities.” It comes after Ashton MP Angela Rayner was sacked from the crucial role of party chairwoman late on Saturday.
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It was expected she would be given Ms Reeves' job as Shadow Cabinet Office Minister, with an expanded role focusing on the future of work. Mr Starmer was forced to scale back his planned Shadow Cabinet reshuffle as some frontbenchers staged a revolt, faced with taking lesser posts or quitting altogether rather than face the humiliation.
Wigan MP Lisa Nandy was set to remain in the Shadow Foreign Secretary role and Jonathan Ashworth was expected to stay at health. Shadow Education Secretary Kate Green had been among those whose positions were said to be under threat. But the reshuffle was less ambitious than originally planned.