Howarth named as Shadow Justice Secretary

January 9, 2009 10:24 AM

David HowarthCambridge MP David Howarth has been appointed Shadow Secretary of State for Justice in party leader Nick Clegg's front-bench team for the next General Election.

Mr Howarth said: "I am delighted to accept this appointment and join a front bench of able politicians who I believe will lead us to achieve great successes in the next General Election."

Making the announcement yesterday (Thursday) Nick Clegg said he was "proud to lead the best front-bench team in British politics, a team which has consistently been ahead of the curve on the big debates that matter to the British people."

He added: "This team leaves the Liberal Democrats well placed to take the fight to both Labour and the Conservatives in the run-up to the General Election and to bring about the change that Britain needs."

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