Her Majesty's Official Opposition is usually the political party with the second-largest number of seats in the House of Commons. The Official Opposition is currently the Labour Party. This list details those MPs and Members of the House of Lords that hold an opposition post, their position and 'shadow' department.
The list was last updated on 20 March 2013 by the House of Commons Information Office. We aim to update this list within one working day of changes being announced.