Grahame Morris has been appointed as shadow secretary for communities and local government, and shadow minister for the constitutional convention.
Jeremy Corbyn has been fighting through a rebellion of his front bench MPs, after several members of his shadow cabinet resigned.
Two new shadow cabinet members have defended Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's involvement in the Remain campaign, saying his actions were anything but "half-hearted."
Pat Glass, MP for North West Durham, and Andy McDonald, MP for Middlesbrough spoke to our Political Correspondent Paul Brand following their appointments today.
Both have taken up roles in Labour's front bench team; Pat Glass as Shadow Education Secretary and Andy McDonald as Shadow Secretary of State for Transport.
Paul Brand asked them both 'Do you think Jeremy Corbyn put his whole heart into the EU Referendum Remain campaign?'
Pat Glass and Andy McDonald
So where next for the Labour party - in a region which holds many of its key seats?
We've been to Sedgefield - the former constituency of Tony Blair - which he served as MP, and during his time as Prime Minister.
But could the party achieve success, under Jeremy Corbyn? Our correspondent, Frances Read, has this report.
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.Read the full story ›
Sharon Hodgson, the MP for Washington and Sunderland West, is now the fifth North East MP to resign from Labour's front bench team.
We ask Newcastle University expert Dr Jean Hall what causes sinkholes to appear and if the North East's mining heritage puts us at riskRead the full story ›
York MP, Rachael Maskell, has been promoted to Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary as Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn starts a reshuffle of cabinet following the revolt against him.