Steve Reed MP OBE

Shadow Secretary of State for Defra MP for Croydon North

Steve Reed MP was appointed Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for the Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs on 4 September 2023 after the resignation of Jim McMahon MP.

Steve has previously served as Shadow Secretary for Justice and Shadow Lord Chancellor (2021-2023) and Shadow Secretary for Communities and Local Government (2020-2021). He was elected as the MP for Croydon North in 2012 following a by-election which was triggered by the death of the incumbent Malcolm Wicks.