Lillian Greenwood appointed Shadow secretary of state for transport by Corbyn

The Nottingham South MP has represented the seat since 2010. She has been promoted from shadow rail minister under Ed Miliband’s leadership.

Policy focus: Ms Greenwood has been a strong critic of the government’s rail policy, and now has a more prominent platform from which to push for reform. During the leadership campaign, Mr Corbyn said he would consider women-only rail carriages to help stem a rise in assaults on public transport. He also wants to renationalise Britain’s railway network and is opposed to the HS2 scheme linking London with the north of England.

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