Kate Osamor

Shadow Secretary of State for International Development


Kate Osamor is a graduate of the University of East London and Member of Parliament for Edmonton. After leaving UEL with a BA degree in Third World Studies Kate worked for the Big Issue, a magazine sold by homeless and long-term unemployed people. She later worked for 15 years in the National Health Service.

In 2014 Kate was elected as a member of the National Executive Committee of the Labour Party and in 2015 as MP for Edmonton.

Election Day produced a 62.6% turnout (41,338). Kate received 25,388 votes, increasing the Labour majority from 9,613 to 15,419.

She was recently appointed into the Shadow Cabinet as Shadow Secretary of State for International Development.

Jeremy Corbyn

Leader of the Labour Party

John McDonnell

Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

Emily Thornberry

Shadow Foreign Secretary

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