Jeremy Corbyn welcomes Karl Turner MP to Labour’s Shadow Transport Team

Karl Turner MP has joined Labour’s Shadow Transport Team as Shadow Minister for Shipping, Aviation and Road Safety.

Karl got straight into the action yesterday responding for the frontbench for the Air Travel Organiser’s Licensing Bill in Parliament. You can see Karl’s response here.

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, said: “I am pleased to welcome Karl Turner to the Shadow Transport team. With his strong family connections to the shipping industry, and as MP for a key maritime constituency, I know he will be a strong addition to the team.”

Karl Turner, Labour’s new Shadow Transport Minister, said: “I am delighted to join the Shadow Transport team led by Andy McDonald. Coming from a city that is crying out for better transport investment and with a strong shipping heritage I know all too well the challenges that our country faces when it comes to transport. I look forward to getting stuck in and taking on the Tories”

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