Shadow Cabinet ranking – Burnham reigns supreme

11th April, 2012 11:47 am

Andy Burnham reigns supreme at the top of the shadow cabinet league table for the third successive month. The NHS Reform Bill may now be the NHS Reform Act, but that doesn’t seem to have dented his popularity as far as LabourList readers are concerned. Elsewhere at the top there has been some minor movement, but it’s a shuffling of the most popular names, rather than any fundamental change in fortunes. Down at the bottom, Liam Byrne is still rooted to the bottom of the table – he may be leaving the shadow cabinet soon of course. Meanwhile Caroline Flint has shot up 7 places in the table – perhaps off the back of her work campaigning in the South East.

  1. Andy Burnham (-)
  2. Yvette Cooper (Up 1)
  3. Chuka Umunna (Up 2)
  4. Tom Watson (Down 2)
  5. Hilary Benn (Down 1)
  6. Ed Balls (-)
  7. Rachel Reeves (-)
  8. Douglas Alexander (-)
  9. Jim Murphy (Up 2)
  10. Harriet Harman (Down 1)
  11. Angela Eagle (Up 1)
  12. Emily Thornberry (Down 2)
  13. Maria Eagle (Up 3)
  14. Liz Kendall (Up 1)
  15. Sadiq Khan (Down 1)
  16. Stephen Twigg (Up 2)
  17. Caroline Flint (Up 7)
  18. Peter Hain (Down 5)
  19. Vernon Coaker (Down 2)
  20. Michael Dugher (Down 1)
  21. Mary Creagh (Up 1)
  22. Tessa Jowell (Down 2)
  23. Jon Trickett (Down 2)
  24. Rosie Winterton (Up 1)
  25. Margaret Curran (Down 2)
  26. Ivan Lewis (-)
  27. Liam Byrne (-)

656 people voted this month between April 5th and April 10th. Thanks to everyone who voted. Don’t forget to check back tomorrow when we’ll be announcing our March MP of the month.

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