Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn makes further appointments to his front bench following shadow cabinet reshuffle

 
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The Labour Party Autumn Conference 2015 - Day 3
Corbyn's reshuffle was criticised by Cameron as excessively long (Source: Getty)

And it continues. Despite David Cameron continuing to wind up Jeremy Corbyn over the length of time it took him to finalise his shadow cabinet reshuffle, Corbyn has made further appointments today.

The Labour leader has appointed Imran Hussain as shadow minister at the department for international development, while Kate Osamor will become a shadow minister for women and equalities.

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Meanwhile, Thangam Debbonaire was appointed a shadow minister at the department for culture, media and sport.

You'll be forgiven for not having a wide range of background knowledge on these MPs, given the number of higher profile Labour MPs that have resigned since Corbyn took the reins of the party, including Chuka Umunna and Yvette Cooper or even Pat McFadden or Michael Dugher.

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In addition to the three appointments, Dave Anderson has been appointed as whip. All of today's appointments are non-shadow cabinet frontbench roles.

The further shake up follows on from Corbyn's reshuffle, after which he was criticised as a "divisive" figure. However, shockingly, Corbyn defended his reshuffle, stating: "We have a shadow cabinet which is strong and we have a team which is strong".

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