Alan Johnson quits Shadow Cabinet for ‘family reasons’

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ALAN Johnson’s resignation sparked a mini Shadow Cabinet reshuffle, with two of Yorkshire highest-profile MPs among the big winners.

Here are the changes in full:

Shadow Chancellor – Ed Balls, MP for Morley and Outwood;

Shadow Home Secretary – Yvette Cooper, MP for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford;

Shadow Foreign Secretary – Douglas Alexander;

Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary – Liam Byrne;

Shadow Cabinet Office Minister – Tessa Jowell.