Dumfries and Galloway MP Russell Brown has been appointed as Shadow Scotland Office Minister, as part of Ed Miliband’s Shadow Cabinet reshuffle which took place this week.
Russell Brown will join Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland Margaret Curran in shadowing the newly appointed Secretary of State for Scotland Alistair Carmichael MP as well as his Deputy David Mundell MP.
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