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Luciana Berger has been named shadow minister for public health following Diane Abbott's removal from the role.
Ms Berger wrote on Twitter:
The Labour leader Ed Miliband has reportedly sacked former leadership challenger Diane Abbott from her position in his frontbench team as shadow public health minister.
According to the BBC, the Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP said the Labour leader told her he wanted "more message discipline
Neither Labour nor Ms Abbott's office would immediately confirm or deny the report.
The BBC said that Ms Abbott had confirmed her return to the backbenches, saying: "I think Ed wanted more message discipline. I'll live. These things happen."
Unite general secretary Len McCluskey has denied putting any pressure on Ed Miliband over his shadow cabinet reshuffle.
Speaking to ITV News Reporter Sejal Karia Mr McCluskey said: "Obviously Ed picks his team and whatever that team is we'll be supporting."
The Conservatives have said that the union leader is "the real winner" of the Labour reshuffle.
Labour MPs have tweeted their congratulations to colleagues who have gained promotions in the shadow cabinet as well as the new secretaries tweeting their excitement with their new briefs:
The Conservative party have accused Ed Miliband of using his shadow cabinet reshuffle to please the unions after a series of high profile promotions and demotions.
The Conservative party chairman said that the real winner of the Labour reshuffle was Unite general secretary Len McCluskey.
Vernon Coaker becomes the new shadow defence secretary. Jim Murphy moves to international development, a massively important job according to a Labour spokesman.
Douglas Alexander stays shadow foreign secretary and will chair the general election strategy.
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Ed Miliband has been accused of appeasing the unions with the moves by the Conservative party chairman.