Emily Thornberry

The Rt Hon Emily Thornberry is the Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury, and has been an MP continually since 5 May 2005.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Emily Thornberry, including posts and roles held.

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Previous

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Representations

Elections contested

Canterbury
7 June 2001
Commons

Opposition posts

Shadow Attorney General
Attorney General's Office
29 November 2021 - 30 May 2024
Commons
Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade
Department for Business and Trade
6 April 2020 - 29 November 2021
Commons
Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union
Department for Exiting the European Union
20 July 2016 - 6 October 2016
Commons
Shadow Foreign Secretary
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
27 June 2016 - 5 April 2020
Commons
Shadow Secretary of State for Defence
Ministry of Defence
5 January 2016 - 27 June 2016
Commons
Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)
Department for Work and Pensions
18 September 2015 - 5 January 2016
Commons
Shadow Attorney General
Attorney General's Office
7 October 2011 - 20 November 2014
Commons
Shadow Minister (Health)
Department of Health
8 October 2010 - 7 October 2011
Commons
Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change)
Department of Energy and Climate Change
12 May 2010 - 8 October 2010
Commons

Committee memberships