Clegg announces children and youth jobs

By Tom Lloyd

| 21 December 2007

Newly appointed Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has revealed who will fill the key positions on children and youth issues in his party.

David Laws keeps his role as shadow secretary for children, schools and families, but also gets an additional role overseeing public services generally.

Susan Kramer, the MP for Richmond and a former candidate for London Mayor, has been appointed as spokesperson for families.

And Lynne Featherstone, the MP for Hornsey and Wood Green, has been appointed as spokesperson on youth and equality issues.

Clegg said: "I look forward to working with them to take forward my agenda and my messages to engage with the real concerns of the public."

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