First Shadow Cabinet of Edward Heath

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The First Shadow Cabinet of Edward Heath was created on 28 July 1965 after the Conservative Party elected Edward Heath as its leader, replacing Sir Alec Douglas-Home.

Shadow cabinet listEdit

Portfolio Shadow Minister Term
Leader of Her Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition
Leader of the Conservative Party
Edward Heath 1965-70
Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer Edward Heath 1965
Iain Macleod 1965-70
Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Reginald Maudling 1965
Christopher Soames 1965-66
Sir Alec Douglas-Home 1966-70
Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department Peter Thorneycroft 1965-66
Quintin Hogg 1966-70
Shadow Secretary of State for Defence Enoch Powell 1965-68
Reginald Maudling 1968-69
Geoffrey Rippon 1969-70
Shadow Secretary of State for Education and Science Margaret Thatcher 1967-70
Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland Michael Noble 1965-69
Gordon Campbell 1969-70
Shadow Commonwealth Secretary Selwyn Lloyd 1965-68
Chairman of the Conservative Party Edward du Cann 1965-67
Anthony Barber 1967-70
Opposition Chief Whip William Whitelaw 1965-70
Leader of the Opposition in the House of Lords Lord Carington 1965-70

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