Dame Angela Eagle

Dame Angela Eagle is the Labour MP for Wallasey, and has been an MP continually since 9 April 1992. She currently holds the Government post of Minister of State (Home Office).

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Dame Angela Eagle, including posts and roles held.

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Government posts

Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions)
Department for Work and Pensions
9 June 2009 - 6 May 2010
Exchequer Secretary (HM Treasury)
HM Treasury
29 June 2007 - 9 June 2009
Parliamentary Secretary (Home office)
Home Office
11 June 2001 - 28 May 2002
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Social Security)
Department of Social Security
28 July 1998 - 7 June 2001
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Transport and the Regions)
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
6 May 1997 - 29 July 1998

Other posts

Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee
1 August 2005 - 6 May 2010

Opposition posts

Shadow First Secretary of State, Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills
HM Official Opposition
14 September 2015 - 27 June 2016
Shadow Leader of the House of Commons
Office of the Leader of the House of Commons
7 October 2011 - 14 September 2015
Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury
HM Treasury
8 October 2010 - 7 October 2011
Shadow Minister (Treasury)
HM Treasury
12 May 2010 - 8 October 2010
Opposition Whip (Commons)
Whips Office (Commons)
1 June 1996 - 1 May 1997

Committee memberships