This page provides statistical data on the 2016 Shorten shadow ministry.
The 32-member ministry was elected/endorsed by the ALP Caucus on July 22. Portfolio allocations were announced today. The ministry comprises 22 members in the shadow Cabinet and 10 members in the shadow outer ministry. There are 16 shadow parliamentary secretaries who act as assistants to the ministry. These positions were chosen by Shorten.
The first table shows the ministry by age, sex, state, parliamentary chamber and faction.
The second table lists each member of the executive and gives their birthdays, ages, electorates, states, portfolio, faction and when they were first elected to parliament . A handful of members have also served in state parliaments and this is shown in the table.
I have shown only the main Left and Right factional affiliations, disregarding the mainly state-based sub-groupings.
The second table lists members of the three groups in order of age. [Read more…]